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Type: Article
Published: 2017-03-24
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Allenaltica, a new genus of flea beetles from the Oriental Region (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)

Department of Entomology, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellayani P.O., Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA

Kaniyarikkal D. Prathapan

Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CHINA
Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, ARS, Washington DC, USA
Philippines Mindanao leaf beetles taxonomy.


A new genus of flea beetles (Allenaltica gen. nov.) with a new species, Allenaltica flavicornis, sp. nov. from the Philippine Islands (Mindanao) is described, illustrated and compared with related genera.