Revision of the genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from Southeastern Asia

  title={Revision of the genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from Southeastern Asia},
  author={Mary Liz Jameson and Kaoru Wada},
The genus Peltonotus Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) includes 19 species that are distributed throughout Southeastern Asia. We describe ten new species of Peltonotus: P. adelphosimilis, P. deltomentum, P. fujiokai, P. gracilipodus, P. kyojinus, P. nethis, P. podocrassus, P. silvanus, P. sisyrus, and P. suehirogarus. We synonymize two names: P. morio sawaii Miyake with P. morio Burmeister and P. sakaii Miyake & Yamaya with P. similis Arrow. Lectotypes are designated for the… 

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