Taxonomic, nomenclatural and faunistic data for galerucine leaf beetles from Africa, with description of Rohania leonardii n. sp. from Kenya (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae)


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Taxonomic and nomenclatural changes in African Galerucinae are explicated. Rohania leonardii n. sp. is described from Kenya. The new combination Palpoxena nigripennis (Weise 1907) is proposed. Besides, additional information on the distribution of the following other African species is presented: Calomicrus weisei (Jacoby 1897), Exosoma apicale (Weise 1902), E. tibiale (Jacoby 1899), Huillania salisburiensis (Jacoby 1903), Megalognatha suturalis Baly 1878, M. bisulcata Laboissière 1927, and Polexima citernii (Jacoby 1899).


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Beenen, R. (2023). Taxonomic, nomenclatural and faunistic data for galerucine leaf beetles from Africa, with description of <i>Rohania leonardii</i> n. sp. from Kenya (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae). Natural History Sciences, 10(s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/nhs.2023.697

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