Medvedev L.N.1, Kantner F.2 2009. New and poorly known Clytrinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Africa // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.18. No.1: 75–78 [in English].

1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 33, Moscow 119071, Russia.

2 Lipi u Ceskich Budejovic 90, CZ-37384 Dubne, Czech Republic.

KEY WORDS: Chrysomelidae, Clytrinae, Africa, new species, new subspecies.

ABSTRACT. From Africa six new species: Peploptera brevipes, Aetheomorpha ruficollis, Smaragdina octolineata, Afrophthalina mimica, Afrophthalina antoniae, Coptocephala benina spp.n. and one new subspecies: Barybaena bryanti tanzaniae ssp.n. of leaf beetles from subfamily Clytrinae are described. Smaragdina aethiopica L.Medvedev is transferred in the genus Coptocephala. Additional data concerning distribution are given for a few species.

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