Clytra

Wang, Feng-Yan & Zhou, Hong-Zhang, 2011, A synopsis on the Chinese species of Clytra Laicharting, with description of two new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae: Clytrini), Zootaxa 3067, pp. 1-25: 18

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13. Clytra  (s. str.) tsinensis Pic, 1927 

( Figs. 11 View Figure A–G, 12 I).

Pic, 1927 a: 31 (type locality: China); Gressitt & Kimoto, 1961: 91 (Yunnan); Regalin & Medvedev, 2010: 566 (catalogue).

Material examined. CHINA: Sichuan: 63, 4 ƤƤ, Moxi, Luding, 17.VI. 1983, coll. Shuyong Wang; 43, 5 ƤƤ, Moxi, Luding, 17.VI. 1983, coll. Yuanqing Chen; 63, 3 ƤƤ, Moxi, Luding, 18.VI. 1983, coll. Xuezhong Zhang; 13, 1 Ƥ, Xinxing, Luding, 17.VI. 1983, coll. Shuyong Wang; 1 Ƥ, Malie, Detuo, Luding, 20.V. 2009; coll. Dong Liu; 13, 1 Ƥ, Lixian, 3.VI. 1963, coll. Xuezhong Zhang; Yunnan: 13, Kunming, 3.VI. 1964, coll. Unknown; 1 Ƥ, Yunnan, (det. J.L. Gressitt, 1959).

Distribution. China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan).

Remarks. This species can be identified by the following character states: body parallel-sided; pronotum with a sub-rhombic marking medially; ventral side of median lobe with two impressions and the impression's outer margin always with pubescence ( Fig. 11 View Figure F).

Each elytron has four spots ( Fig. 12 View Figure I): one elongate humeral spot, which extending posteriad to basal one-third of the elytron, forming a short stripe; another one at basal one-third of the elytron near the elytral suture; others at apical one-third of the elytron.

In some specimens, the elongate humeral spot reduced at posterior half, divided into two small spots; the inner spot at apical one-third divided into three indistinct spots ( Fig. 11 View Figure A).