n African Entomology - Redescription of the monotypic genus Motschulsky, 1869 from South Africa and establishment of its taxonomic position (Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae : Lagriinae : Lupropini) : short communication

Volume 15, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Motschulsky, 1869 (Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae : Lagriinae : Lupropini) was rediscovered and is redescribed. The taxonomic position of the monotypic genus Motschulsky, 1869 within the Lupropini is established and a close relationship to the genus Gebien, 1922 is postulated. seems to be restricted to the Table Mountain on the Cape Peninsula of South Africa, and some distributional remarks are added.

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