New records, threatens and conservation status for Dichotomius schiffleri Vaz-de-Mello, Louzada & Gavino (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): an endangered dung beetle species from Brazilian atlantic forest ecosystems.

@article{Vieira2011NewRT,
  title={New records, threatens and conservation status for Dichotomius schiffleri Vaz-de-Mello, Louzada & Gavino (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): an endangered dung beetle species from Brazilian atlantic forest ecosystems.},
  author={L. Vieira and J. Louzada and F. Vaz-de-Mello and P. P. Lopes and F. B. Silva},
  journal={Neotropical entomology},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={
          282-4
        }
}
  • L. Vieira, J. Louzada, +2 authors F. B. Silva
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Neotropical entomology
  • Dichotomius schiffleri Vaz-de-Mello et al is often cited as endemic to the preserved coastal sandy-dune vegetation (restinga) of Guriri Island, Espírito Santo state, and is included in the Brazilian List of Endangered Fauna as "critically endangered" (CR). However, we recorded its occurrence in twelve additional sites along the coasts of Espírito Santo, Bahia, Sergipe and Pernambuco. The geographic distribution of D. schiffleri is limited to the coastal Atlantic Forest domain, mainly in… CONTINUE READING
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