On the systematic position of some species of Chiloneus, Desbrochersella and Sciaphilus, with description of two new species and lectotype selection (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae).

@article{Borovec2016OnTS,
  title={On the systematic position of some species of Chiloneus, Desbrochersella and Sciaphilus, with description of two new species and lectotype selection (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae).},
  author={Roman Borovec and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Perrin},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2016},
  volume={4109 2},
  pages={
          131-52
        }
}
Chiloneus globulus sp. nov. and C. tenietensis sp. nov. from Algeria are described, illustrated and compared with closely related species. The following new combinations are proposed: Chiloneus barbaricus (González, 1970) from Desbrochersella, Chiloneus innotatus (Pic, 1927) from Sciaphilus, Desbrochersella diversepubens (Pic, 1904) and Desbrochersella microps (Desbrochers des Loges, 1897) from Chiloneus, Myochlamys convexiceps (Desbrochers des Loges, 1896), Polydrusus (Leucodrusus) henoni… Expand
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