Phyllobrotica elegans Kraatz, 1866

Bezděk, Jan, 2010, Phyllobrotica malinka sp. nov. from Turkey and Iran and a review of allied species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae), Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 50 (2), pp. 563-575 : 569-570

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Phyllobrotica elegans Kraatz, 1866
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Phyllobrotica elegans Kraatz, 1866  

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Phyllobrotica elegans Kraatz, 1866: 285   .

Phyllobrotica elegans: SCHNEIDER & LEDER (1879)   , WEISE (1886), LABOISSIÈRE (1913), SAHLBERG (1913), WEISE (1924) (catalogue), WINKLER (1930) (catalogue), OGLOBLIN (1936), MEDVEDEV & SHAPIRO (1957), MEDVEDEV (1965) (key), TOMOV (1971), BROVDIJ (1973), WILCOX (1973) (catalogue), GRUEV & TOMOV (1979), TOMOV (1979), SAMEDOV   & MIRZOEVA (1981), SAMEDOV   & MIRZOEVA (1982), GRUEV & TOMOV (1986), WARCHAŁOWSKI (1994) (key), ASLAN (1998), GRUEV & TOMOV (1998) (catalogue), WARCHAŁOWSKI (1998), BIEŃKOVSKI (1999) (key), ASLAN et al. (2000), MIRZOEVA (2001), LOPATIN et al. (2003), WARCHAŁOWSKI (2003) (key), BIEŃKOVSKI (2004) (key), GÖK & DURAN (2004), LOPATIN et al. (2004) (catalogue), GRUEV & TOMOV (2007) (catalogue).

Luperus nigropunctatus Pic, 1894a: 72   .

Phyllobrotica nigropunctata: PIC (1894b)   .

Luperus nigropunctatus: LABOISSIÈRE (1913)   (= elegans Kraatz 1866   ), OGLOBLIN (1936) (= elegans Kraatz 1866   ).

Luperus (Trichelytron) nigropunctatus: WINKLER (1930)   (catalogue).

Luperus (Luperus) nigropunctatus: WEISE (1924)   (catalogue).

Phyllobrotica trimaculata Ballion, 1890: 33   .

Phyllobrotica trimaculata: KRAATZ (1890)   (= elegans Kraatz, 1866   ), KRAATZ (1891a) (‘? valid species’).

Phyllobrotica elegans var. trimaculata: LABOISSIÈRE (1913)   .

Phyllobrotica elegans   ab. trimaculata: OGLOBLIN (1936)   , WARCHAŁOWSKI (1998).

Phyllobrotica trinotata: DEJEAN (1836)   (nomen nudum), DEJEAN (1837) (nomen nudum).

Phyllobrotica tripunctata: DEJEAN (1836)   (nomen nudum), DEJEAN (1837) (nomen nudum).

Type localities. Phyllobrotica elegans   : ‘Constantinopel’ [= İstanbul, Turkey]. Luperus nigropunctatus   : ‘Caucasus’. Phyllobrotica trimaculata   : ‘Delishan [= Dilijan, Armenia], Novorossijsk [ Russia, Krasnodarskiy Kray]’.

Type material. Phyllobrotica elegans   : SYNTYPE: 1 ♀, ‘Coll. Kraatz [w, p] // Syntypus [red label, p] // Phyllobrotica   / elegantula [sic!] / Kraatz. 3.7. 66. [w, h] // coll. DEI / Müncheberg [w, p]’ ( DEI).

The type material of Luperus nigropunctatus   is probably deposited in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris where the Chrysomelidae   collection is currently unavailable for visitors.The deposition of the type material of Phyllobrotica trimaculata   is unknown to me.

Additional material examined (15 spec.). AZERBAIJAN: Altyagach , NW of Baku, 1200 m, 21.–23.vi.1996, 1 ♀, W. Schawaller leg. ( SMNS)   . BULGARIA: BURGAS PROV.: Eminska planina, 13.–19.vi.1970, 1 ♀, A. Svozil leg. ( JBBC)   . GEORGIA: Tbilisi, Kodzhori , 21.vi.1957, 1J 1 ♀, Mařan leg. ( NMPC)   ; Tbilisi, Dzhvari , 22.v.1975, 1 ♀, J. Pradáč leg. ( NMPC)   ; Borjomi , 22.vi.1957, 1 ♀, Mařan leg. ( NMPC)   ; Bakuriani , 17.vi.1975, 1 ♀, Voříšek leg. ( MDAG)   ; Tetri, Ckaro , 11.–16.vi.1986, 1♀, P. Pacholátko leg.( NHMB)   ; LIBANON: Chouf, Djebel Barouk , Passo W. Kefraya, 1700 m, 4.–7.vi.1999, 1♀, G. Sama leg.( SMNS)   . RUSSIA: STAVROPOLSKIY KRAY: Stavropol, without the date of collecting, 1 J, Lutschnik leg. ( NMPC)   . TURKEY: BURSA: Mürseler , 30 km S of Bursa, 28.v.1996, 1 J 1 ♀, P. Kresl leg. ( JBBC)   ; İSTANBUL: ‘ Stambul’ [= İstanbul], without additional data, 1 ♀ (coll DEI)   . SYRIA: Crac de Chevaliers [= Qal’at al Hisn], 18.iv.2008, 1 J, Skoupý leg. ( JBBC).?: Caucasus, Meskiseh Gebirge , without date of collecting, 1 ♀, Leder & Reitter leg. ( NHMB – Frey coll.)   .

Host plants. Ajuga laxmani   ( Lamiaceae   ) according to GRUEV & TOMOV (1986).

Distribution. Armenia ( BALLION 1890, LABOISSIÈRE 1913), Azerbaijan ( SAMEDOV   & MIRZOEVA 1981, 1982; WARCHAŁOWSKI 1998; MIRZOEVA 2001; present paper), Bulgaria ( TOMOV 1971, 1979; present paper), Georgia ( SCHNEIDER & LEDER 1879, present paper), Israel ( SAHLBERG 1913, LOPATIN et al. 2003), Libanon (present paper), Moldavia ( MEDVEDEV & SHAPIRO 1957), Russia ( BALLION 1890, OGLOBLIN 1936, present paper), Syria (present paper), Turkey ( KRAATZ 1866, WEISE 1886, GRUEV & TOMOV 1979, ASLAN 1998, WARCHAŁOWSKI 1998, ASLAN et al. 2000, GÖK & DURAN 2004, present paper), Ukraine ( OGLOBLIN 1936, BROVDIJ 1973).

Differential diagnosis. See the differential diagnosis under P. malinka   sp. nov. and the key.

DEI

Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut

SMNS

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkund Stuttgart

NMPC

National Museum Prague

NHMB

Natural History Museum Bucharest

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Chrysomelidae

Genus

Phyllobrotica

Loc

Phyllobrotica elegans Kraatz, 1866

Bezděk, Jan 2010
2010
Loc

Luperus nigropunctatus

PIC M. 1894: 72
1894
Loc

Phyllobrotica trimaculata

BALLION E. 1890: 33
1890
Loc

Phyllobrotica elegans

KRAATZ G. 1866: 285
1866