The genus Scelolyperus Crotch in North America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae)

  • A key and diagnoses are provided for the North American species of Scelolyperus Crotch. Descriptions are given for Scelolyperus pasadenae, new species from California and Scelolyperus tetonensis, new species from Wyoming. Luperus morriaoni Jacoby is treated as a junior synonym of Luperus varipes LeConte, Luperodes nigrovirescens Fall is treated as a junior synonym of Luperus nigrocyaneus LeConte, and Scelolyperus chautauquus Wilcox is treated as a junior synonym of Scelolyperus liriophilus Wilcox, new synonymies. Luperus lecontii Crotch is transferred to Scelolyperus, new combination. Distributional and biological data are provided for each species.

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Author:Shawn M. ClarkORCiD
Parent Title (English):Insecta mundi : a journal of world insect systematics
Publisher:Center for Systematic Entomology
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2010/07/29
Year of first Publication:1996
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2010/07/29
Page Number:20
First Page:261
Last Page:280
Source:Gainesville : Insecta Mundi 10:1-4, S. 261-280
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Insecta Mundi / Insecta Mundi, Volume 10 (1996)
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht