Review of the genus Macromonycha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(1): 95-102, 2008
Abstract: The genus Macromonycha Spaeth, 1911, currently including three spe- cies, is
reviewed based on the study of type material. In addition, M. kantnerorum sp.
nov. is described from Jordan and Turkey. The lectotype of Cassida suberosa
Weise, 1889, is designated. Detailed distributional data are given for M.
apicalis, which is recorded for the first time from Iran and Syria. All known
species of the genus are keyed and figured.
Key words: Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae, taxonomy, new species, lectotype designation, Palaearctic region, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Turkey