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Cassida sekerkai sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae), a new species from Madagascar

LECH BOROWIEC, JOLANTA ŚWIĘTOJAŃSKA

Abstract


Cassida sekerkai sp. nov. is described from Madagascar. This species belongs to the group with completely black pronotal and elytral disc.


Keywords


Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae, Madagascar

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References


Borowiec, L. (2007) Two new species of Cassida Linnaeus, 1758 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from Madagascar and notes on subgenera of the genus Cassida. Zootaxa, 1586, 47–58.

Borowiec, L. & Świętojańska, J. (2013) The Tortoise beetles of Madagascar (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae), Part 2: Cassidini, the genus Cassida L. Polish Taxonomical Monographs, 20, 1–294.

Borowiec, L. & Świętojańska, J. (2016) Cassidinae of the world – an interactive manual (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Permanent electronic publication (open in 2002, last modification 14 XI 2016). Available from: http://www.biol.uni.wroc.pl/cassidae/katalog%20internetowy/index.htm (accessed 24 April 2017)




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4268.3.10

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