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Contribution to the genus Chilocorus Leach, 1815 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Chilocorini), with descriptions of two new species from China

Wenjing LI, Lizhi HUO, Di WANG, Dirk AHRENS & Xingmin WANG

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2018 (469) - Pages 1-34

Published on 23 October 2018

Twenty species of the genus Chilocorus Leach, 1815 currently known from China are recorded, including two new species described here: C. nigricaeruleus Li & Wang sp. nov. and C. strenotubus Li & Wang sp. nov. Diagnoses and detailed descriptions of the new species are given. Each species is illustrated in detail, including genitalia. Distribution maps, a key to the Chinese species and a world checklist of Chilocorus are given.
Keywords :
Lady beetles, Chilocorini, new species, China, world checklist.
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