Review of the genus Macromonycha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)

Sekerka Lukáš
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(1): 95-102, 2008
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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