oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - New species of Paracylindromorphus and Taphrocerus from South Africa, with comments on their relationships (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Paracylindromorphus cephalopristis Bellamy, sp. nov., is descriptionbed from the southwestern Cape Province. Taphrocerus capensis Hespenheide, sp. nov., the first Old World species of both this genus and its tribe, Brachyini, is descriptionbed from Natal. Brief comments on the relationship between these genera and Aphanisticus and their respective subfamilies and tribes are given.

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