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Alloscolytoproctus Hustache, 1929

Diagnosis: Small, 3-8 mm in total body length; elongate-narrow, cylindrical in form, black, with various reddish elytral maculations, surface generally shining, punctate; rostrum slightly ventrally curved; antennal funicle of 6 stout articles; antennal club large, as long as funicle; pronotum longer than wide, punctate, anterior margin behind and above eye with patch of stout erect setae and dense micropilosity; elytra striate, vestiture and form of striae various (and distinctive); pygydium exposed beyond elytra and vertically oriented; sexes difficult to separate.

Natural history: No significant information.

Diversity: This genus contains only the species Alloscolytoproctus peruanus Hustache.


Alloscolytoproctus peruanus Hustache

Distribution: Panama; also in South America.

Natural history: Adults are most frequently collected in flight intercept traps.

 

 
 

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