A taxonomic revision of Monolepta pallidula species group in Taiwan (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae)

@article{Lee2009ATR,
  title={A taxonomic revision of Monolepta pallidula species group in Taiwan (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae)},
  author={C. Lee},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2009},
  volume={2170},
  pages={15-27}
}
  • C. Lee
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
The species belonging to the Monolepta pallidula species group are revised. Two species are recognized as valid: Monolepta sauteri Chujo and M. kuroheri Kimoto. Taiwanese populations of Monolepta pallidula (Baly) are a distinct species different from the true M. pallidula. Thus Monolepta gracilipes Chujo, a junior synonym of M. pallidula from Taiwan, is an available name and should be reinstated. A new species, Monolepta tsoui, is described with delimitation of color variation from its allied… Expand
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