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Cephalodesmius laticollis Pascoe, 1863 (Scarabaeidae)

Cephalodesmius laticollis Pascoe, 1863 (Scarabaeidae)

Cephalodesmius laticollis Pascoe, 1863 (Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae, Scarabaeini). This species is restricted to a very small area in the south-east corner of Queensland around Mt Tamborine, Lamington and Springbrook Plateaus (G.B. Monteith pers. comm.). Total body length is about 13-19 mm. This flightless endemic Australian genus comprises three described and one undescribed species. These beetles form pair bonds for life.

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