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An updated key to the millipede-hunting subgenus Aganhyboma Kolbe, 1893 of the genus Deltochilum Eschscholtz, 1822 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae), with description of a new species from Bolivia and Peru

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Deltochilum (Aganhyboma) mariafernandae sp. nov., from Santa Cruz, Bolivia and Cuzco, Peru is described based on differences in external and male genital morphology. Its diagnostic characters and an identification key to the species of the subgenus are provided.ResumoDeltochilum (Aganhyboma) mariafernandae sp. nov., de Santa Cruz, Bolívia e Cuzco, Peru é descrita com base em diferenças na morfologia externa e da genitália masculina. Seus caracteres diagnósticos e uma chave de identificação para as espécies do subgênero são fornecidos.

Affiliations: 1: Universidade Federal do Pará, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, setor de Zoologia, Rua Augusto Corrêa, 01. Guamá, Belém PA 66075-110, Brazil ; 2: Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Instituto de Biociências, Departamento de Biologia e Zoologia, Av. Fernando Correa da Costa, 2367. Boa Esperança, Cuiabá MT 78060-900, Brazil. CNPq fellow ; 3: Natural History Museum, Department of life Sciences, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom


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