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
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Two of three species of Scarabaeidae associated with the three toed sloth 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 associations are discussed.