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........Argyripa Thomson 1878: 11.

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Argyripa lansbergei (Sallé).
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Distribution of Argyripa.

Distribution: Mexico through northern South America.


Composition: A. anomala (Bates), A. gloriosa Ratcliffe, A. lansbergei (Sallé), A. moroni Arnaud, A. porioni Arnaud,and A. subfasciata


Larvae: Described for A. lansbergei.


ARNAUD, P. 1988. Les speces du genre Argyripa Thomson. Le Bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat 57: 25-29.

BLACKWELDER, R. E. 1944. Checklist of the coleopterous insects of Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and South America. Part 2. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 185: 189-341.

KRAJCIK, M. 1988. Cetoniidae of the World. Catalogue-Part I. Most, Czech  Republic.

MORÓN, M.A. & B.C. RATCLIFFE. 1984. Description of the larva and pupa of Argyripa lansbergei (Sallé)  with new distributional records for the genus and a key to the New World Gymnetini larvae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 86: 760-768.

RATCLIFFE, B.C. 1978. A review of the genus Argyripa (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Systematic Entomology 3: 371-378.

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