A new species of Flea Beetle genus Argopus Fisher Von Waldheim, 1824 from Turkey (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)

Abstract : 

A new species, Argopus circumaedeagus sp. nov., is described from İzmir province in Turkey. For the time being, the species is endemic to the Turkey. Argopus circumaedeagus sp. nov. was compared with all European and Iranian species of Argopus Fischer von Waldheim, 1824. It can be distinctively differentiated from these species on the base of its aedeagal characters especially. Accordingly, the genus Argopus Fischer von Waldheim, 1824 of tribe Alticini (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) is recorded from Turkey for the first time.


Keyword : 

Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini, Argopus, new species, Turkey


Author(s) : , H. Özdikmen, T. Kılıç, D. Coral Şahin, N. Bal
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