Mikhailov Yu.E.

New and little known representatives of the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from China

Number: 443, Pages: 6 - 16

Chrysolina tshingilica sp. n. is described from Chinggil (Qinghe) county in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It is the first representative of subgenus Arctolina Kontkanen, 1959 in the Chinese part of Altai. Slightly broadened male tarsi, flat intervals and confused rows of elytral punctures readily distinguish new species from known Arctolina. Lectotypes of Chrysolina lobicollis Fairmaire, 1887 and Ch. pubitarsis Bechyné, 1950 are designated and redescribed; both species belong to the subgenus Allohypericia Bechyné, 1950. Ch. lobicollis Fairmaire, 1887 is resurrected from synonymy with Ch. (Anopachys) aurichalcea (Gebler, 1825) and synonymised with Ch. aeruginosa poricollis (Motschulsky, 1860); Ch. pubitarsis stat. resurr. is resurrected from synonymy with Ch. (Hypericia) difficilis ussuriensis (Jacobson, 1901).

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