- Megamorio basilewskyi
- Megamorio camerunus
- Megamorio congoensis
- Megamorio feai
- Megamorio gabonicus
- Megamorio mniszechii
Six species are attributed to this genus, all restricted to Africa. A key to species was provided by Straneo (1949). It is very similar to and may prove to be congeneric with Platynodes. Study of the types for all included species is needed.
Generally formed like a large, slightly depressed Morion but with sharply carinate elytral intervals 7-8.
Chaudoir, M. d. 1880. Essai monographique sur les Morionides. Bulletin de la Société impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou. 55(1): 317-384.
Straneo, S. L. 1949. Sul genere Megamorio Chaud. Memorie della Societá di Entomologia Italiana 28: 73-80.
University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
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