Moseyko A.G.1, Maldonado S.N.2, Ruiz Cancino E.2, Coronado Blanco J.M.2 2013. A new species of the genus Rhabdopterus Lefèvre, 1885 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.22. No.2: 127–130 [in English].

1 Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab., 1, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia.

2 Autonomous University of Tamaulipas, 87149 Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

KEY WORDS: Chrysomelidae, Eumolpinae, Rhabdopterus, Mexico, new species, identification key.

ABSTRACT: Rhabdopterus elcieli sp.n. from the Biosphere Reserve “El Cielo” in the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is described. Taxonomical status of the new species is discussed. A key to the species of the genus Rhabdopterus from Mexico is given. Rh. perplexus (Jacoby, 1882) is a new record for Mexico (Chiapas).

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