Species Richness of the Genus Phyllophaga (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) in the North of the State of Veracruz, Mexico

Julian Hernandez-Cruz, Miguel A. Moron, Jose A. Sanchez-Garcia

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    Abstract

    In Ozuluama region in northern Veracruz, Mexico, 1,888 specimens of the genus Phyllophaga were collected. Six species were recognized from three subgenera and five species groups. The most abundant species was Phyllophaga trichodes (Bates). The numbers of P. crinita (Burmeister), P. xkumuka Morón, and P. temora Saylor are new state records.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Pages (from-to)647-650
    Number of pages581
    JournalSouthwestern Entomologist
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    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014

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