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New Bruchidius species reared from Vachellia (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae: Acacieae) seeds from Eastern and Southern Africa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae).

Delobel, A. ; Ru, B. le

Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 2015 Vol 55 No. 1 pp. 261-272;


Descriptions of the following new species reared from seeds of various Vachellia species (Fabaceae: Mimosoideae: Acacieae) are presented: Bruchidius horridus sp. nov. from V. horrida (L.) Willd., B. quadrispinosus sp. nov. from V. xanthophloea (L.) Willd., B. tumidulus sp. nov. from V. seyal (Del.) P. I. H. Hurter, V. nilotica subulata (Vatke) Kyal. & Boatwr and V. lahal (Steud. & Hochst. ex. Benth.) Kyal. & Boatwr., all from Kenya, and B. spathiger sp. nov. from V. etbaica Hayne, V. karroo Schweinf. and V. tenuispina Verdoorn from Kenya, Zimbabwe, and the Republic of South Africa, respectively.