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Xenoheptaulacus Hinton 1934
Xenoheptaulacus Hinton 1934: 613.

Xenoheptaulacus tricostatus (Harold)
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Type species. Xenoheptaulacus carinator Hinton 1934: 614 (= Oxyomus tricostatus Harold 1869: 101) by monotypy.

Diagnosis. Body length 3.5-4.0 mm, elongate, flattened, pale brown. Head smooth, lacking frontal tubercles. Clypeal margin rounded. Head and pronotum distinctly, entirely pubescent, surface densely punctate. Pronotum laterally fringed with long setae. Elytra lacking humeral tooth; intervals alternate between distinctly carinate and distinctly flattened. Protibial dorsal surface punctate. Metatibial apical spinules irregularly unequal in length.
Distribution. Colombia, Panama, Venezuela.
Composition. Xenoheptaulacus contains a single species.

Xenoheptaulacus tricostatus
(Harold 1869: 101) [Oxyomus], Panama, Colombia, Venezuela.
                  = Xenoheptaulacus carinator Hinton 1934: 614.
Life History. Unknown.

Larvae. Unknown.


Dellacasa, G., P. Bordat and M. Dellacasa. 2001. A revisional essay of world genus-group taxa of Aphodiinae (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae). Memorie della Societa Entomologica Italiana 79: 1-482.

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