Date of this Version
Published in Insecta Mundi (2014) 0348: 1–16.
The female of Phileurus bucculentus Ohaus, 1911 is described for the fi rst time. It is compared with the male and also with the females of Phileurus carinatus Prell, 1914, with which it can be confused. Additional data for Phileurus carinatus are provided with four new country records for Guyana, Colombia, Peru and Argentina, and its taxonomic status is reviewed.