Notosacantha calligera (Spaeth)

Borowiec, Lech, Takizawa, Haruo & Świętojańska, Jolanta, 2013, Five new species of Notosacantha Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from Borneo, with a key to the Bornean species and new faunistic data, Zootaxa 3608 (3), pp. 161-177: 173

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3608.3.1

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scientific name

Notosacantha calligera (Spaeth)
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Notosacantha calligera (Spaeth)  

Hoplionota calligera Spaeth, 1921: 730   .

Material examined. Malaysia, Sabah, Tomangon, Kg. Sukau, Sandakan, 15.XII.2009, 1 ex., H. Takizawa (HTM); Malaysia, Sabah, Tawau Hills Park, Tawau, 15–18. VI.2010, 2 exs., H. Takizawa (HTM); Malaysia, Sabah, Kg. Putu, Kg. Sukau, Sandakan, 15.XII.2009, 1 ex., H. Takizawa (HTM); Malaysia, Sabah, Tibow, Sapulut F. R., HQ. Pensiangan, 16–20. XII.2008, 2 exs., H. Takizawa (DBET).

Note. Described from Borneo: Sandakan; Borowiec (2001) recorded it from Sabah: Lembah, Danum. Specimens from Tawau Hills Park were observed feeding on Gironiera sp. ( Myrsinaceae   ) and Knema   sp. ( Myristicaceae   ). Myrsinaceae   and Myristicaceae   are new host plant families for tortoise beetles.