Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853 (Coleoptera: Hybosoridae)

Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853
Scarabaeus arator Illiger, 1803 (junior primary homonym).
Hybosorus oblongus Dahlbom (nomen oblitum).
Hybosorus roei Westwood, 1845 (nomen oblitum).
Hybosorus thoracicus Westwood, 1845 (nomen oblitum).
Hybosorus carolinus LeConte, 1847 (nomen oblitum).
Hybosorus illigeri Reiche, 1853.
Hybosorus nitidus Lansberge, 1882 (synonym).
Hybosorus illigeri variety nossivianus Fairmaire, 1895 (synonym).
Hybosorus illigeri Reiche ssp. palearcticus Endrodi, 1957 (synonym).

Hybosorus illigeri Reiche_580

Collection Sites: Louisiana (Caddo Parish, Shreveport; Rapides Parish, Alexandria; Rapides Parish, Boyce).

Description: Adults are attracted to light. Size is around 7-9mm (Ocampo, 2002).

References:

Ocampo, F.C. 2002. Hybosorids of the United States and expanding distribution of the introduced species Hybosorus illigeri (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 95: 316-322.
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