Revisional study on African Apophylia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Part 4
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 45: 165-182, 2005
Abstract: This study of African Apophylia Thomson, 1858 revises the species related to A.
nobilitata Gerstaecker, 1871 and A. vernallis (Allard, 1889). Apophylia
cervenkai sp. nov. (from Ethiopia, Oman and Yemen), A. neavei sp. nov. (from
Malawi and South Africa), A. oborili sp. nov. (from Malawi), A. snizeki sp. nov.
(from Kenya), A. mila sp. nov. (from Tanzania) and A. kaffa sp. nov. (from
Ethiopia) are described. The lectotype is designated for Apophylia mauritanica
Pic, 1944. The following new synonym is proposed: A. vernallis (Allard, 1889) =
A. mauritanica Pic, 1944, syn. nov. Male genitalia of all species are
Key words: Taxonomy, new species, lectotype designation, synonymy, Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Apophylia, Afrotropical Region