A new species of genus Cryptocephalus muller, 1764 from southwest Turkey (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae)

Gok A., Sassi D.

ANNALES ZOOLOGICI, vol.52, no.1, pp.155-156, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-156
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No


Cryptocephalus (Burlinius) ayvazi sp. nov. is described from western Turkey The new species belongs to the heterogeneous group of prevalently dark coloured species of the subgenus Burlinius Lopatin, 1965. The chromatic pattern is similar to that of C. (B.) scapularis, but is readily distinguished by the peculiar shape of the aedeagus, having a bifurcated apex.