Epiverta Dieke (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Epilachnini): a complex of species, not a monotypic genus

Wioletta Tomaszewska , Lizhi Huo , Karol Szawaryn , Xingmin Wang


Rich sampling and modern research techniques, including SEM, revealed that rarely collected epilachnine species Epiverta chelonia is a complex of four closely related species: E. chelonia (Mader, 1933), E. albopilosa, E. angusta, and E. supinata spp. nov. All Epiverta species are described and illustrated, a key to the species and a distribution map are provided. Lectotype of Solanophila cheloniaMader, 1933 is designated and its type locality delimited to Yunnan Province, Deqin County (China).
Author Wioletta Tomaszewska
Wioletta Tomaszewska,,
, Lizhi Huo
Lizhi Huo,,
, Karol Szawaryn (FB / DIZP)
Karol Szawaryn,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
, Xingmin Wang
Xingmin Wang,,
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Journal seriesJournal of Insect Science, ISSN 1536-2442, (A 25 pkt)
Issue year2017
Publication size in sheets0.55
Keywords in Englishentomology, taxonomy, Coccinelloidea, Epiverta
ASJC Classification1109 Insect Science; 2700 General Medicine
URL https://academic.oup.com/jinsectscience/article-pdf/17/2/60/13637476/iex027.pdf
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne (CC-BY-NC); with publication
Score (nominal)25
ScoreMinisterial score = 25.0, 24-07-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 0.538; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 1.324 (2) - 2017=1.298 (5)
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