Polystalactica (Polystalactica) affinis affinis ( Kolbe, 1895 ), affinis (Kolbe, 1895

Serrano, Artur R. M., Capela, Rúben A., Nunes, Telmo & Santos, Carmen Van-Dú- Nem Neto, 2020, The rose chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) of Angola: a descriptive checklist with new records and synonymic notes, Zootaxa 4776 (1), pp. 1-130: 38-39

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Polystalactica (Polystalactica) affinis affinis ( Kolbe, 1895 )


Polystalactica (Polystalactica) affinis affinis ( Kolbe, 1895)  

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Distribution: ANG, CON, DOC, ZAM.

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) HUA; 2) HUI.

Historic records:

—Bailundo (HUA) ( Schein 1958);

— Angola (without locality) ( Antoine 2010).

New localities reported: HUI, SRC (S. Rojkoff, personal communication); 75 km N Caconda (near Cuima ) (13º 26´ S, 15º 21´ E, 1587 m alt., 279) ( HUA), 8.XI.2011, 1♂, P. Schüle leg., PMC (P. Malec, personal communi- cation) GoogleMaps   .

Material examined: Cuima–Cusse (13º 20´ 45´´ S, 15º 34´ 22´´ E, 1633 m alt., 280) ( HUA), 5.XI.2015, 1♂, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. There are two recognized subspecies in the nominal species ( Beinhundner 2017a). The Cuima–Cusse adult specimen was sampled on tree leaves in an open secondary forest. Other biological and ecological data are not available for this species. It is a new species record for the Huíla Province.


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