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Salient anterior angle of metasternum acutely angled, sometimes almost conical (Fig. 58). Ventral surface of protibia lateral to longitudinal carina mostly smooth, usually with single or double row of shallow, confluent punctures paralleling longitudinal carina (as in Fig. 51, arrow). Striae (x5) weakly impressed, simple; bases of striae 1-4 impressed, not distinctly fossate. Elytral interstriae flat, transversely wrinkled (Fig. 55). Pygidium with broad, shallow basal groove. Length 18-21 mm. Color bright metallic green, often with golden reflections.

217) elevated dorsally, tip (viewed from side) appearing acutely hooked, usually projecting above dorsal surface; parameres (viewed from side) strongly triangular, base extending well below lower margin of phallobase as heel-like protuberance. Male cephalic process variable; female bearing trituberculate cephalic carina. South America (one Mesoamerican species) .............................................................................................................. g. Fig. 213, 218, 220, 227).

Cerberus (see comments under C. corythus). The coarse sculpturing of the posteromedian groove of the pronotum links this species with C. spitzi and C. acrisius (cf. Fig. 95 and 97). The form of the female pronotum is unique to the genus and more reminiscent of females of Phanaeus mexicanus group than other Coprophanaeus. Sculpturing of head and pronotum is weakest of species in the jasius group. ) jasius (Olivier, 1789) Fig. 96, 103, 107, 109, 113, 129-133 Scarabaeus jasius Olivier, 1789: 109 Phanaeus satyrus Castelnau, 1840: 80 (syn.

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