Museum, University of Nebraska State


Date of this Version

January 1980


Published in THE COLEOPTERISTS BULLETIN 34(4),1980. Copyright © 1980 Brett C. Ratcliffe. Used by permission.


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.

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