[Taxacom] Dung Beetle specialists - help please

Doug Yanega dyanega at ucr.edu
Sat Apr 23 14:10:55 CDT 2016

On 4/23/16 7:28 AM, Mary Barkworth wrote:
> I have come across the following names in a database. They are applied to dung beetles collected in Kenya. They are not in the Catalogue of Life. If anyone could suggest what they are most likely to be - perhaps another genus in the same family or names of subspecies that are missing the specific epithet - I would greatly appreciate it.
> Mary
> Garreta drureus
> Gymnopleurus aeneus
> Gymnopleurus nitens
> Gymnopleurus ravattari
Two typos, and some generic reassignments. Allogymnopleurus aeneus and 
Allogymnopleurus zavattari, Garreta nitens and Garreta azureus.


Doug Yanega      Dept. of Entomology       Entomology Research Museum
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