Limnocasis pumilio (Boheman, 1854)

Borowiec, Lech & Sekerka, Lukáš, 2015, On the genus Limnocassis Spaeth, with description of two new species from South Africa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae), Zootaxa 3999 (2), pp. 272-278: 277-278

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Limnocasis pumilio (Boheman, 1854)


Limnocasis pumilio (Boheman, 1854) 

(Figs 3 –4, 14)

Additional examined material. 4 specimens “ RSA, NW, 2008 / W of Bothaville / Vaal river / 24.12. Snižek lgt.” (3 LSC, 1 DBET).

Comments. Limnocassis pumilio  is the most widely distributed species of this genus, the only with distribution range in South Africa beyond the Western and Eastern Cape provinces including Kwazulu-Natal, Free State, North-West and Limpopo Provinces ( Fig. 14View FIGURE 14). It is also the only species with a single locality in Zimbabwe ( Borowiec 2002).