U.S. Department of Agriculture: Agricultural Research Service, Lincoln, Nebraska
A NEW SPECIES-GROUP IN APHTHONA CHEVROLAT (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) WITH A DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES FROM SOUTHERN INDIA
Date of this Version
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 65(4): 329–334. 2011.
A new species-group in the flea beetle genus Aphthona Chevrolat is defined and Aphthona yercaudensis Prathapan and Konstantinov, new species, from southern India is described. A key to Aphthona species-groups in the Oriental Region is provided. Herbaceous species of Phyllanthus L. (Euphorbiaceae) are recorded as the host plants of Aphthona bombayensis Scherer.
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