Onthophagus pilauco Tello et al. 2021 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Full reference: F. Tello, J. R. VerdĂș, M. Rossini and M. Zunino. 2021. Onthophagus pilauco sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): evidence of beetle extinction in the Pleistocene-Holocene transition in Chilean Northern Patagonia. ZooKeys 1043:133-145

Belongs to Onthophagus according to F. Tello et al. 2021

Sister taxa: Onthophagus arvernus, Onthophagus bisontinus, Onthophagus crassus, Onthophagus everestae, Onthophagus fracticornis, Onthophagus janus, Onthophagus lenzii, Onthophagus ovatulus, Onthophagus prodromus, Onthophagus statzi, Onthophagus taurus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pilauco, layer PB-7, which is in a Lujanian terrestrial sandstone in Chile

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Pilauco, layer PB-7

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