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Idiostomatinae Arrow, 1904

Allidiostomatinae is a subfamily of beetles in the scarab beetle family, Scarabaeidae. It is distributed in southern South America. Of the 10 species, 7 are endemic to Argentina. Others can also be found in Chile and Peru.[1] Little is known about the biology of these beetles.[2] The subfamily was made up of the single genus Allidiostoma until 2009, when a second was erected for the new species Parallidiostoma tricornum.[1] Genera and species include:

Allidiostoma

Allidiostoma bosqui Allidiostoma halffteri Allidiostoma hirtum Allidiostoma landbecki Allidiostoma monrosmuntanolae Allidiostoma ramosae Allidiostoma rufum Allidiostoma simplicifrons Allidiostoma strobeli

Parallidiostoma

Parallidiostoma tricornum[1]

References[edit]

^ a b c Ocampo, F. C. and J. Colby. (2009). Parallidiostoma tricornum Ocampo and Colby, a new genus and species of Allidiostomatinae from Peru (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Zootaxa 2287 64-68. ^ Jameson, M. L. and F. C. Ocampo. Allidiostomatinae. Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles. University of Nebraska State Museum. 2005 Version.

External links[edit]

Allidiostoma. Tree of Life Web Project.

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q592816 EoL: 2655262 Fossilworks: 70046 ITIS: 678503 NCBI: 702055

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