A revision of the Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) mashuna species-group (Coleoptera: Buprestidae: Buprestinae)

Pages 605-621
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae | 2014/54/2

The Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) mashuna Obenberger, 1931 species-group is defined, revised, keyed, and important diagnostic characters are illustrated. Additionally, four new species are described: Anthaxia (Haplanthaxia) convexi­ptera sp. nov. (Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe), A. (H.) jendeki sp. nov. (Kenya), A. (H.) nigroaenea sp. nov. (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda), and A. (H.) puchneri sp. nov. (Angola). The lectotype of Anthaxia (H.) mashuna Obenberger, 1931 is designated. New country records and new host plants are given for Anthaxia (H.) ennediana Descarpentries & Mateu, 1965, A. (H.) mashuna, and A. (H.) patrizii Théry, 1938.

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