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March 1999


Published in The Coleopterists Bulletin, 53:1 (1999), pp. 1–7. Copyright 1999 Brett Ratcliffe and Andrew Smith.


Canthonella amazonica and C. leptoculata, new species of canthonine dung beetles, are described from Brazil’s central Amazon region. A new key to the eight species that occur in South America is provided.

Duas novas espécies de besouros vira-bosta do Brasil e Região Amazónica, Canthonella amazonica e C. leptoculata, são descritos. Uma nova chave para oito espécies de Canthonella que ocorrem na América do Sul é apresentada.

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