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

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



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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