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Published: 2020-05-27
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Suffrianaltica, a new genus of flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from the West Indies

Ph. D., USDA – Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Washington, USA
Universidade Federal da Fronteira Sul, Rua Edmundo Gaievski
Neotropical region Cuba new genus lectotype designation Suffrian


New genus Suffrianaltica gen. nov. is described to accommodate Chaetocnema tuberculata (Suffrian, 1868). It is illustrated and compared to Apraea Baly, 1877, Glyptina LeConte, 1859, and Guadeloupena Bechyne, 1956 and their distinguishing characters are illustrated. The lectotype of Chaetocnema tuberculata (Suffrian, 1868) is designated.


Key words: Neotropical region, Cuba, new genus, lectotype designation, Suffrian


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