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Idiostomatinae Arrow, 1904

ALLIDIOSTOMATINAE is a subfamily of beetles in the scarab beetle family, Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae
. It is distributed in southern South America. Of the 10 species, 7 are endemic to Argentina
Argentina
. Others can also be found in Chile
Chile
and Peru
Peru
.

Little is known about the biology of these beetles.

The subfamily was made up of the single genus Allidiostoma until 2009, when a second was erected for the new species Parallidiostoma tricornum.

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

REFERENCES

* ^ A B C Ocampo, F. C. and J. Colby. (2009). Parallidiostoma tricornum Ocampo and Colby, a new genus and species of Allidiostomatinae from Peru
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

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