Description of a new species of the genus Chrysolina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Honshu, and notes on records of Chrysolina aeruginosa in Japan

Takemoto Takuya
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 62(2): 457-474, 2022
Published online: 31st December 2022
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Abstract: A new species of the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860 from Nagano Prefecture, Honshu, Japan is described as Chrysolina (Allohypericia) orochi sp. nov. with detailed illustrations of the male and female genitalia, description of larva and pupa, and record of its host plant, Artemisia capillaris Thunberg (Asteraceae). Chrysolina (Allohypericia) aeruginosa (Faldermann, 1835) is excluded from Japanese fauna based on revision of the previously published records.
Key words: Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae, Chrysolina, Allohypericia, larva, leaf beetle, new species, pupa, taxonomy, Honshu, Japan, Palaearctic Region