Revision of Afromaculepta gen. n., a monophyletic group of Afrotropical galerucine leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

@article{Wagner2000RevisionOA,
  title={Revision of Afromaculepta gen. n., a monophyletic group of Afrotropical galerucine leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)},
  author={T. Wagner and R. Hasenkamp},
  journal={Insect Systematics & Evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={31},
  pages={3-26}
}
Monolepta frontalis Chevrolat, 1837, a species described from the Cape of Good Hope, shows strong differences in external and genitalic characters from M. bioculata (Fabricius, 1781), type species of Monolepta Chevrolat, 1837. Herein, M. frontalis Chevrolat, 1837 is transferred to Afromaculepta gen. n., and designated as type species. Monolepta octomaculata Jacoby, 1895, and M. decemmaculata Jacoby, 1886 are also transferred to the new genus. Further, four nominal species, Monolepta… Expand
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