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Australian Melolonthini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae): a second species of Hypolepida Britton, 1978

Queensland Museum, PO Box 3300, South Brisbane 4101, Australia.
Coleoptera Australia nomenclature taxonomy classification chafers


The genus Hypolepida Britton, 1978 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Melolonthini), is reviewed and a second species, H. braes new species, is described and differentiated from H. wilsoni Britton, 1978. Both species occur in northeastern Queensland, with the former in dry-tropical open forest and the latter in wetter areas closer to the coast.



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