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The Macrocoma Chapuis from the Canary Islands, with description of a new species (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae Eumolpinae)

Stefano Zoia


The known species of Macrocoma from the Canary Islands are reviewed and the aedeagi illustrated. Macrocoma pelikani n. sp. is described from Gran Canaria, Barranco de Guayadeque. M. franzi Palm, 1976 is downgraded to subspecies of M. splendidula (Wollaston, 1862) and the following nomenclatural changes are proposed: M. splendidula ssp. franzi Palm, 1976 n. stat., M. splendidula ssp. palmaensis Palm, 1977 n. stat. a key to species identification and a catalogue with new locality data are also provided.

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Macrocoma, Canary Islands, new species, new status

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Submitted: 2016-10-25 22:32:13
Published: 2017-08-31 00:00:00
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