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Imelda M. Dellacasa, Gordon and Dellacasa 2002
Imelda M. Dellacasa, Gordon and Dellacasa 2002: 186-187.

Imelda constricticollis (Bates)
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Type species. Aphodius constricticollis Bates 1889: 392, by original designation.

Diagnosis. Body length 7-8 mm, elongate, parallel-sided, somewhat flattened, black. Head and pronotum smooth, nearly impunctate medially, glossy. Pronotum bordered at base, lateral margin inwardly sinuate before hind angles. Scutellum small, triangular. Elytral humerus dentate. Protibial surface dorsally punctate. Metatibia apically fimbriate with long, alternately unequal spines.
Distribution. Mexico
Composition. Imelda contains a single species.

Imelda constricticollis
(Bates 1889: 392), [Aphodius], Mexico.
Life History. Unknown.
Larvae. Unknown.

Dellacasa, M., R.D.Gordon, and G. Dellacasa. 2002. Aphodiinae described or recorded by Bates in Biologia Centrali-Americana (Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea: Aphodiidae). Acta Zoologica Mexicana 86: 155-223.

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