Three New Species of Phyllophaga from Mexico (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae:Melolonthinae)

  • Miguel-Angel Morón
  • Robert E. Woodruff


Three new species of Phyllophaga from Mexico are described: P. (Phytalus) balli, new species collected in pine and oak forests toward the northwest of Oaxaca valley; P. (Phyllophaga) navidad, new species obtained in tropical deciduous forests in the Pacific coast of Jalisco; and P. (Phyllophaga) potosisalta, new species collected in tropical subdeciduous forest of eastern San Luis Potosi. Illustrations of diagnostic characters are included.

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