Aspidimorpha haefligeri Spaeth

Rice, Marlin E., 2003, New Host Plant Associations And Distribution Records For Tortoise Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) From Southern Africa, The Coleopterists Bulletin 57 (1), pp. 79-83: 80

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Aspidimorpha haefligeri Spaeth


Aspidimorpha haefligeri Spaeth  

New host record: ZIMBABWE, 40 km N Mhangura, Chipiri estate lake, 168379310S, 308069420E, 19-IX-1998, two adults. Beetles were taken on leaves of Brachystegia boehmii Taub.   , Fabaceae   . Jolivet and Hawkeswood (1995) record this Old World genus from four plant families, Asteraceae   , Convolvulaceae   , Lamiaceae   , and Verbenaceae   , and accidentally from seven additional plant families, with no record of their occurrence on Fabaceae   . In South Africa, Heron and Borowiec (1997) recorded five species of Aspidimorpha   exclusively from Convolvulaceae   .