Chapinaria, a new genus of Chilocorini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Tanzania and Zambia is described and illustrated. It is established for Endochilus meridionalis Sicard, 1929 (comb. nov.). Adult characters concerning similarities to other Chilocorini genera are discussed. Lecototype for Endochilus meridionalis Sicard is designated. Key to Afrotropical genera of Chilocorini is presented. A checklist to the known species of the tribe from Afrotropic Ecozone is also provided.
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