A revision of the genus <I>Geopsammodius</I> Gordon and Pittino, 1992 (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Psammodiini)

  • P. E. Skelley
Keywords: Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Aphodiinae, Psammodiini, Geopsammodius

Abstract

The genus Geopsammodius Gordon and Pittino is revised. Eight new species are described: G. atlantida (Honduras: Atlantida), G. fuscus (Martin Co. and Palm Beach Co., Florida), G. morrisi (eastern Polk Co., Florida), G. ohoopee (Tattnall Co., Georgia), G. rileyi (coastal Louisiana and Texas), G. subpedalis (northern coastal Gulf of Mexico), G. unsidensis (inland Texas), and G. withlacoochee (Citrus Co. and Hernando Co., Florida), bringing the number of described species to 11. A key and illustrations are provided to aid in identification of taxa.
Published
2006-03-01