oa African Entomology - A new genus and species of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) from the Namibian Richtersveld, with comments on the relationships of the subtribe Mastogeniina LeConte & Horn
|Article Title||A new genus and species of Buprestidae (Coleoptera) from the Namibian Richtersveld, with comments on the relationships of the subtribe Mastogeniina LeConte & Horn|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Affiliations||1 Coleoptera Department, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1996|
|Pages||137 - 142|
|Keyword(s)||Buprestidae, Coleoptera, Mastogeniina, Namibia, New genus and southern Africa|
A new buprestid genus and species, Namibogenius confusus, belonging to the subtribe Mastogeniina (Buprestinae: Thrincopygini) is descriptionbed from the Richtersveld of southern Namibia. The genus is discussed relative to others from Africa, with comments regarding the placement of this subtribe in the familial hierarchy.
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