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The peril of dating beetles
Recently, McKenna et al., 2015 (MCK15 hereafter) investigated the higher level phylogenetic relationships of beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera) using the most comprehensive molecular dataset to date, andExpand
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Taxonomic and nomenclatural changes in Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
The following taxonomic and nomenclatural changes are proposed based on examination of relevant type material: (i) New species. Charidotis ama­zona sp. nov. is described from the Amazonas State ofExpand
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Species of Cassida Linne, 1758 described by Thunberg and their present status (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
All species of Cassida Linne described by Thunberg are listed and commented. Lectotype designations are given for all species in order to fix names. Following new synonym is proposed: C. flaveolaExpand
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Two new species of Plagiometriona from Bolivia and Ecuador (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Cassidini).
Plagiometriona centromaculata sp. nov. from Bolivia: Santa Cruz department and P. hyalina sp. nov. from Ecuador: Morona-Santiago and Sucumbios provinces are described and figured. Both species areExpand
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Review of Imatidiini genera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Genera of Imatidiini Hope, 1840 are revised and keyed. Colour images demonstrating general habitus of all genera are also given. The following genera are removed from synonymy and their statusExpand
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Notosacantha dammaropsi sp. nov. From New Guinea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Abstract. Notosacantha dammaropsi, a species new to science is described and figured from New Guinea. It is a member of the N. molucana group. New host plant records to N. molucana (Boheman, 1850)Expand
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Aspidimorpha (s. str.) karamojana , a new species from Central Africa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Aspidimorpha karamojana , new species is described from NE Uganda. It belongs to the expansa group of nominotypical subspecies and is close to A. adumbrata spaeth.
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Fabrician types of Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) deposited in the Natural History Museum, London
All Fabrician types of Cassidinae found at the Natural History Museum, London were revised. The following new taxonomic changes were made: species status of Basiprionota bipuncticollis (Boheman,Expand
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Notosacantha warchalowskii, a new species from India (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Notosacanthini)
belongs to species characterized by the following: body stout, elytra with set of costae and tubercles, principal tubercle possesses four branches with anterior and posterior branch of dorsal costaExpand
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Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) types deposited at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Type specimens of Cassidinae deposited at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China were studied and as a result following new synonymies are proposed: Cassida expansa Gressitt, 1952 = C.Expand
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