Neobarombiella , a diverse, newly described genus of Afrotropical Galerucinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae)

@article{Bolz2012NeobarombiellaA,
  title={Neobarombiella , a diverse, newly described genus of Afrotropical Galerucinae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae)},
  author={H. Bolz and T. Wagner},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2012},
  volume={3463},
  pages={1-112}
}
  • H. Bolz, T. Wagner
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • Galerucinae with elongate basal metatarsi have traditionally been assigned to the “Monoleptites”. In recent studies itbecame clear that several species could not be placed in genera that have already been described. We here describe andredescribe species that form a distinct monophyletic group, defined by their external and genitalic characters, as Neobarombiella gen. n. This new genus is based on the examination of 3,554 specimens from continental Africa, andcontains 35 valid species and 36… CONTINUE READING
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