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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Title of Journal : ANNALES ZOOLOGICI
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-156


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.