Eumolpinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Socotra Island

Zoia Stefano
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52(supplementum 2): 449-501, 2012
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Abstract: Eumolpinae of Socotra Island are revised. Falsonerissus arabicus Pic, 1951 is synonymized with Eryxia grandis Lefèvre, 1890 (syn. nov.), Falsonerissus Pic, 1951, stat. nov., is considered a subgenus of Colasposoma Laporte, 1833, and the following nomenclatural changes are proposed: Falsonerissus = Iranomolpus Lopatin, 1979 syn. nov. = Andosiomorpha Lopatin, 1981 syn. nov. = Bezdekia Warchałowski, 2005 syn. nov., Colasposoma (Falsonerissus) argentatum (Lopatin, 1981) comb. nov., C. (F.) badium (Lopatin, 1979) comb. nov., C. (F.) coracinum (Lopatin, 1996) comb. nov., C. (F.) grande (Lefèvre, 1890) comb. nov., C. (F.) socotranum (Gahan, 1903) comb. nov. and C. (F.) tenebrosum (Warchałowski, 2005) comb. nov. The following new taxa from Socotra are described: Colasposoma (Falsonerissus) grande insulare subsp. nov., C. (F.) distinguendum sp. nov., C. (F.) villosum sp. nov., C. (C.) austerum sp. nov., C. (C.) unicostatum sp. nov., C. (C.) purcharti sp. nov., C. (C.) hajeki sp. nov., C. (C.) atrocyaneum sp. nov., C. (C.) brevepilosum sp. nov., C. (C.) brevepilosum orientale subsp. nov., C. (C.) brevepilosum maritimum subsp. nov., Erythraella gen. nov. with type species E. bicuspidata sp. nov., Macrocoma niedobovae sp. nov., M. bezdeki sp. nov. and M. hulai sp. nov. A lectotype is designated for Eryxia grandis Lefèvre, 1890. All taxa are illustrated and keyed, and taxonomic and biogeographic remarks are provided.
Key words: Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Eumolpinae, Colasposoma, Falsonerissus, Erythraella, Macrocoma, new genus, new species, new combinations, new synonym, lectotype designation, Yemen, Socotra
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