New species of Coprini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) taken from the pelage of three toed sloths (Bradypus tridactylus L.) (Edentata: Bradypodidae) in Central amazonia with a brief commentary on scarab-sloth relationships

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1980
Authors:B. C. Ratcliffe
Journal:The Coleopterists Bulletin

Two of three species of Scarabaeidae associated with the three toedsloth in the vicinity of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil are described as new:Trichillum adisi and Uroxys besti. The pupa and third stage larva of T.adisi are described. Ecological aspects of the sloth-scarab associationsare discussed.

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