By Mohamed S. Mohamedsaid

Almost immediately, taxonomic info at the Chrysomelidae from Malaysia can in basic terms be retrieved from a few assets, comparable to the Coleopterorum Catalogus, with it most recent book in 1973, and the scattered taxonomic courses discovered worldwide. hence, the ebook of this catalogue may be a unmarried reference for the taxonomic info from the rustic. Malaysia contains of the Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak, the Malaysian territory in Borneo. This catalogue will current a present taxonomic prestige of the Chrysomelidae, not just from Malaysia, but in addition from different components of Borneo, that are lower than the sovereignty of Brunei Darussalam and Indonesia (Kalimantan). of the Malaysian Chrysomelidae is a complete one, either for Malaysia in addition to Borneo. There are 1069 species and 215 genera belonging to thirteen subfamilies indexed within the catalogue. Out of this 1069 species, 634 and 619 are recorded from Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia, respectively. each one species is supplied with clinical identify, synonyms references and distributional info. The catalogues might be of use not just to experts in taxonomy and faunistics of this varied and economically vital beetle team, but in addition to biogeographers, nature conservationists, quarantine officials, scholars, creditors and museum staff.

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Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java. Chrysolina kinabaluensis Bechyne Chrysolina kinabaluensis Bechyne, 1952, Ent. Arb. Mus. Mohamedsaid, 2000, Serangga, 5(2): 347 (UKM checklist). Distribution: Sabah. 62 Chrysomelinae Chrysolina stictica (Stal) Chrysomela stictica Stal, 1857, Ofv. Vet. Ak. Baly, 1867, Trans. Ent. Soc. London, ser. 3, 4(2): 296 (Pulo Penang, Java). Chrysolina stictica: Kimoto, 1984, Kurume Univ. , 33: 181. Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia, Java. , 6: 25 (Sumatra).

Distribution: Borneo. Phytorus dilatatus Jacoby Phytorus dilatatus Jacoby, 1884, Ann. Mus. Civ. Genova, 20: 226 (Java, Singapore; MCZ). Distribution: Singapore, Java. , 12: 185 (Borneo; PARIS). Distribution: Borneo. Phytorus pinguis (Baly) Rhyparida pinguis Baly, 1867, Trans. Ent. Soc. London, ser. 3, 4(2): 209 (Borneo; BMNH). Phytorus pinguis: Clavareau, 1914, Coleopt. - Mohamedsaid, 1999, Serangga, 4(1): 26 (Pahang); 2000, Serangga, 5(2): 347 (UKM checklist). Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

3, 4(2): 178 (Borneo; BMNH). Distribution: Borneo. Rhyparida submetallica Baly Rhyparida submetallica Baly, 1867, Trans. Ent. Soc. London, ser. - Mohamedsaid, 2000, Serangga, 5(2): 347 (UKM checklist). Distribution: Peninsular Malaysia, Sulawesi. Rhyparida sulcata Baly Rhyparida sulcata Baly, 1864, Descr. n. :8 (Borneo; BMNH). Distribution: Borneo. Rhyparida sumptuosa (Baly) Pyropida sumptuosa Baly, 1862, J. , 1: 451 (Malacca; BMNH). Rhyparida sumptuosa: Baly, 1867, Trans. Ent. , London, ser. - Reid, 1997, Serangga, 2(1): 34 (Kaltim).

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