ON RECENTLY COLLECTED SOUTH AFRICAN TYCHIINI AND MECININI, WITH DESCRIPTION OF SEVEN NEW SPECIES (COLEOPTERA, CURCULIONIDAE)
AbstractSeventy one species of Tychiini Tychiina and Mecinini collected in South Africa are here reported, among which seven are new: Tychius densevestitus Caldara n. sp.; Tychius saetosipennis Caldara n. sp.; Sibinia incompta Caldara n. sp.; Gymnetron claviger Caldara n. sp.; Gymnetron globiscapus Caldara n. sp.; Gymentron filum Caldara n. sp.; Gymnetron hybridum Caldara n. sp. were collected females of two species previously known only from males, Tychius helenae Caldara, 1989 and cSibinia youngai Caldara, 1993. The presumable host plant of 18 species is reported for the first time. New data on distribution of several species are also given. The palaearctic species Mecinus pascuorum (Gyllenhal, 1813) is reported for the first time from the Afrotropical region.
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