Xanthogaleruca subcoerulescens (Weise, 1884) (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae), a little-known galerucine from turkey, with a description of the female, additions to the description of the male, and ecological remarks

Gok A. , Aslan E. G. , Aslan B.

ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS, vol.118, no.3, pp.259-262, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.259-262


Xanthogaleruca subcoerulescens (Weise, 1884), has been rediscovered recently in southern Turkey. Beetles were found feeding on the leaves of Celtis glabrata Steven ex Planchon (Ulmaceae), leaving behind small, round holes. Redescriptions of the male and female are presented. The spermatheca is illustrated for the first time.