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Trichostetha

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Trichostetha (Greek 'hairy' + 'chest') is a genus of beetle in the scarab beetle family. It is endemic to southern Africa, and its species most commonly occur in mountainous terrain.[1] The genus includes several species that have only recently been described, as well as many species lacking a description of any of the larval stages. Except for T. fascicularis and its subspecies, the species comprising Trichostetha have small ranges of distribution, frequently in the Cape Floral Region of South Africa.[1]

Species and subspecies

The genus Trichostetha includes the following species and subspecies:[2][3][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Perissinotto, Renzo; Šípek, Petr; Ball, Jonathan (23 July 2014). "Description of adult and third instar larva of Trichostetha curlei sp. n. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae) from the Cape region of South Africa" (PDF). ZooKeys. 428 (428): 41–56. doi:10.3897/zookeys.428.7855. PMC 4140519. PMID 25161367. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. ^ Meyers, P.; Espinosa, R.; Parr, C.S.; Jones, T.; Hammond, G.S.; Dewey, T.A. (2014). "Trichostetha classification". The Animal Diversity Web. University of Michigan. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Trichostetha". Catalogue of Life. 29 July 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  4. ^ Holm, E.; Perissinotto, R. (March 2011). "New Descriptions and Revisions of Southern African Cetoniinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). I". African Entomology. Entomological Society of Southern Africa. 19 (1): 88–95. doi:10.4001/003.019.0107. ISSN 1021-3589. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
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Trichostetha: Brief Summary

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Trichostetha (Greek 'hairy' + 'chest') is a genus of beetle in the scarab beetle family. It is endemic to southern Africa, and its species most commonly occur in mountainous terrain. The genus includes several species that have only recently been described, as well as many species lacking a description of any of the larval stages. Except for T. fascicularis and its subspecies, the species comprising Trichostetha have small ranges of distribution, frequently in the Cape Floral Region of South Africa.

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