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1 December 2011 A New Species-Group in Aphthona Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with a Description of a New Species from Southern India
K. D. Prathapan, A. S. Konstantinov
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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.

K. D. Prathapan and A. S. Konstantinov "A New Species-Group in Aphthona Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with a Description of a New Species from Southern India," The Coleopterists Bulletin 65(4), 329-334, (1 December 2011). https://doi.org/10.1649/072.065.0401
Received: 15 June 2011; Accepted: 27 October 2011; Published: 1 December 2011
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flea beetles
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key to species-groups
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