First species of Laselva Furth from Brazil (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini)

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https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2020.60.special-issue.09

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Paraná, Taxonomy, Neotropical Region, New species, Flea beetles

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Laselva cleidae sp. nov., the first species of Laselva Furth, 2007 found in Brazil is described and illustrated. Species of Laselva are compared with those of Deciplatus Linzmeier & Konstantinov, 2009 and Andersonaltica Linzmeier & Konstantinov, 2012. This is the first species of Laselva recorded to South America.

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Tarcila Rech, Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados (UFGD), Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia e Conservação da Biodiversidade - Dourados, MS, Brasil.

Rua João Rosa Góes, 1.761, Vila Progresso, CEP 79825-070, Dourados, MS, Brasil.

Adelita Maria Linzmeier, Universidade Federal da Fronteira Sul (UFFS) - Realeza, PR, Brasil.

Avenida Edmundo Gaievski, 1.000, Zona Rural, CEP 85770-000, Realeza, PR, Brasil.

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2020-03-04

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Rech, T., & Linzmeier, A. M. (2020). First species of Laselva Furth from Brazil (Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 60(special), e202060(s.i.).09. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2020.60.special-issue.09

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