oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Tribal placement of Embrikillium Obenberger, with the description of a new species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Chalcophorinae)

Volume 51, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Embrikillium is elevated from subgeneric rank under Oedisterna Lacordaire and transferred to the Chalcophorini from the Psilopterini. Chalcoplia patricia is transferred to Embrikillium. A new species, E. cupriventre, is descriptionbed from the western Cape Province. Host information is provided for both species and both are illustrated.

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