First record of Onthophagus (Furconthophagus) sellatus Klug, 1845 for Europe (Coleoptera Scarabaeidae: Onthophagini)

Authors

  • Daniel Patacchiola
  • Fabrizio Fabbriciani

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13133/2284-4880/544

Keywords:

Faunistics, Italy, dung-beetles, African species

Abstract

Onthophagus (Furconthophagus) sellatus Klug, 1845 (Coleoptera Scarabaeidae: Onthophagini) is recorded for the first time for Europe based on specimens collected in the south-western coastal area of Sicily (Siracusa province). This is a species with wide distribution encompassing the north-eastern portion of Northern Africa,Middle East and Arabian peninsula and a great portion of the Afrotropical region.

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Published

2021-11-30

How to Cite

Patacchiola, D., & Fabbriciani, F. (2021). First record of Onthophagus (Furconthophagus) sellatus Klug, 1845 for Europe (Coleoptera Scarabaeidae: Onthophagini). Fragmenta Entomologica, 53(2), 311–314. https://doi.org/10.13133/2284-4880/544

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Short Scientific Notes