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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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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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