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Monzón-Sierra J, Blackaller-Bages JF, Hawks DC. 2020. Description of a new species of Chrysina Kirby (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) from the Sierra Azul, Oaxaca, Mexico, a new synonymy, and notes on Chrysina species found in the Sierra Azul. Insecta Mundi 0803: 1–7.


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Published on October 16, 2020 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P.O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA


A new species of Chrysina Kirby, C. clavellina Monzón, Blackaller, and Hawks (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Rutelini) is described from Santiago Clavellinas in the Sierra Azul in Oaxaca, Mexico. Chrysina cosijoezai (Ramírez-Ponce and Curoe) is placed as a junior synonym of C. lacordairei (Boucard), and notes on the Chrysina fauna of this mountain range are included.

Se describe una nueva especie de Chrysina Kirby, C. clavellina Monzón, Blackaller, y Hawks (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) de Santiago Clavellinas en la Sierra Azul en Oaxaca, México. Chrysina cosijoezai (Ramírez-Ponce y Curoe) se sitúa como un sinónimo de C. lacordairei (Boucard) y se incluyen notas sobre Chrysina en estas sierra.