Subtribe HETEROSTERNINA Bates, 1888
[Macropnina Horn 1866]
40 species

ELCARMENIELLA
Type species: Elcarmeniella striata Franz, 1955
1 species

  Elcarmeniella striata Franz, 1955
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: EL SALVADOR (Aguachapán, San Salvador, San Vicente), GUATEMALA (Chiquimula), and HONDURAS (Choluteca).  


HETEROSTERNUS
Type species: Heterosternus buprestoides Dupont, 1832
3 species

  Heterosternus buprestoides Dupont, 1832
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: Mexico (Chiapas, Gerrero, Veracruz)  
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Heterosternus oberthueri
Ohaus, 1901
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: Costa Rica (Cartago, Limón, Puntarenas), Panama (Chiriqui).
 
Heterosternus rodriquezi
Candèze, 1869
    DISTRIBUTION: El Salvador (Santa Ana), Guatemala (Quetzaltenango, San Marcos) , Mexico (Chiapas).


HOMOIOSTERNUS Ohaus, 1901
Type species: Homoiosternus beckeri Ohaus, 1901

2 species

  Homoiosternus beckeri Ohaus, 1901
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: MEXICO (Durango, Jalisco).  
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Homoiosternus canorum
Delgado and Blackaller-Bages, 1997
................ ................
DISTRIBUTION:
COSTA RICA (Puntarenas), MEXICO (Guanajuato)


MACROPOIDELIMUS Morón, 1983
Type species: Macropnus mniszechi Sallé, 1873
1 species

 

Macropoidelimus mniszechi (Sallé, 1873)
Macropnus mniszechi Sallé, 1873 (original combination)

................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: México, Belize, Honduras  


MACROPOIDES Guérin-Méneville, 1844
Type species: Macropoides nietii Guérin-Méneville, 1844
Macropnus Horn, 1866 (junior synonym). Type species: Macropnus crassipes Horn, 1866
3 species, 1 subspecies

  Macropoides crassipes crassipes (Horn, 1866)
Macropnus crassipes Horn, 1866 (original combination)
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: México, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua.  
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Macropoides crassipes occidentialis Morón, 1987
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: Jalisco, México
  Macropoides cribricollis Ohaus, 1934
    DISTRIBUTION: México
 

Macropoides nietii (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)
Chrysophora (Macropnus) nietii Guérin-Méneville, 1844 (original combination)

    DISTRIBUTION: México

MESOSTERNUS Morón, 1987
Type species: Mesosternus halffteri Morón, 1987
1 species

  Mesosternus halffteri Morón, 1987
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: EL SALVADOR (Santa Ana), GUATEMALA (San Marcos, Sololá, Zacapa), HONDURAS (Comayagua, El Paraiso, Fransisco Morazán, La Paz, Yoro), MEXICO (Chiapas), NICARAGUA (Matagalpa)  


PARAHETEROSTERNUS
Type species: Heterosternus luedeckei (Beker, 1907)
1 species

  Paraheterosternus luedeckei (Becker, 1907)
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: Mexico (Michoacán, Nayarit)  


PARISOLEA
Type species: not designated
1 species

  Parisolea pallida (Candèze, 1869)
Chlorota pallida Candèze, 1869 (original combination)
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: COSTA RICA (Palverde, Puntarenas), EL SALVADOR (Los Planes), GUATEMALA (San Marcos), HONDURAS (Cortés, Yoro), and MEXICO (Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca,Puebla, Veracruz).  


PARISOLEOIDES
Type species: Parisoleoides pachytarsis Morón, 1987

1 species

  Parisoleoides pachytarsis Morón, 1987
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: COSTA RICA (Puntarenas), EL SALVADOR (Santa Ana), GUATEMALA (Baja Verapaz, San Marcos. Zacapa), HONDURAS (Cortés, Comayagua, Ocotepeque), MEXICO (Chiapas), and NICARAGUA (Jinotega, Matagalpa).  


PLESIOSTERNUS Morón, 1983
Type species: Plesiosternus setosus Morón, 1983
2 species

  Plesiosternus punctatus Morón and Howden, 1992
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: MEXICO (Oaxaca).  
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Plesiosternus setosus Morón, 1983
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: MEXICO (Hidalgo, Tamaulipas) 

PROMACROPOIDES
Type species: Promacropoides bertrandi Sigwalt, 1987


2 species

  Promacropoides bertrandi Sigwalt, 1987
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: ECUADOR (Azuay, Cañar)  
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Promacropoides
gloriagaitalis Curoe and Morón
................ ................ DISTRIBUTION: PANAMA (Cocle)

 

LITERATURE CITED

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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.

Blanchard, E. 1851. Ordre des Coleoptera. In H. Milne-Edwards, E. Blanchard, and H. Lucus (eds.), Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Catalogue de la Collection Entomologique. Classe des Insecte, vol. 1, part 2. Gide and Baudry, Paris. Pp. 129-240.

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Guérin-Méneville, F. E. 1829. Iconographie du règne animal de G. Cuvier. Vol. 7. Insectes, 1829-1838(1829). Paris.576pp.

Guérin-Méneville, F. E. 1844. Description de Coléoptères nouveaux découverts par M. A. Niéto dans l'interieur du Mexique. Revue Zoologique 1844:253-262.

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Morón, M. A. 1983. A revision of the subtribe Heterosternina (Coleoptera, Melolonthidae, Rutelinae). Folia Entomológica Mexicana. 55: 31-101.

Morón, M. A. 1987. Adiciones a los Heterosternina (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae, Rutelinae). Folia entomológica Mexicana. 73: 69-87.

Morón, M. A. and H. F. Howden. 1992. A second species of Plesiosternus Morón with notes on other Heterosternina (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin. 46(1): 15-19.

Ohaus, F. 1901. Revision der Heterosterniden. Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 62: 349-366.

Sigwalt, B. 1987. Promacropoides bertrandi: nouveau genre et nouvelle espèce de Rutelidae Heterosternina d'Equateur (Coleoptera, Scarabaeioidea). Revue fr. Ent. 9(1): 13-15.