Synopsis of the pelidnotine scarabs (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Rutelinae, Rutelini) and annotated catalog of the species and subspecies

@article{Moore2017SynopsisOT,
  title={Synopsis of the pelidnotine scarabs (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Rutelinae, Rutelini) and annotated catalog of the species and subspecies},
  author={M. R. Moore and M. Jameson and B. Garner and C{\'e}dric Audibert and A. Smith and M. Seidel},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2017},
  pages={1 - 349}
}
  • M. R. Moore, M. Jameson, +3 authors M. Seidel
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ZooKeys
  • Abstract The pelidnotine scarabs (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Rutelini) are a speciose, paraphyletic assemblage of beetles that includes spectacular metallic species (“jewel scarabs”) as well as species that are ecologically important as herbivores, pollinators, and bioindicators. These beetles suffer from a complicated nomenclatural history, due primarily to 20th century taxonomic and nomenclatural errors. We review the taxonomic history of the pelidnotine scarabs, present a provisional key to… CONTINUE READING
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