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A study on the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860, with a checklist of all the described subgenera, species, subspecies, and synonyms [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae]

  title={A study on the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860, with a checklist of all the described subgenera, species, subspecies, and synonyms [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae]},
  author={Andrzej O. Bieńkowski},
  journal={Genus. International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy},
  • A. Bieńkowski
  • Published 2001
  • Biology
  • Genus. International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy
A checklist of all known Chrysolina species is presented. Sixty five valid subgenera, 447 valid species and 251 valid subspecies are recognized. The following new synonymy is established: Chrysolina (Apterosoma MOTSCHULSKY) (=Caudatochrysa BECHYNÉ), Ch. (Synerga WEISE) (=Chrysonotum J. SAHLBERG), Ch. (Sulcicollis J. SAHLBERG) (=Minckia STRAND), Ch. (Bittotaenia MOTSCHULSKY) (=Gemellata J. SAHLBERG, partim), Ch. (Hypericia BEDEL) (=Gemellata J. SAHLBERG, partim), Ch. (Ovosoma MOTSCHULSKY… 

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    The Canadian Entomologist
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    The Canadian Entomologist
  • 1938
Black; the elytra with a greenish lustre, not at all bluish: the basal half of the head, antennae, and legs pale red; the basal segment and four terminal segments of each antenna distinctly infuscate.