Apteraltica schawalleri

Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Alticinae
Genus: Apteraltica
Species:Apteraltica schawalleri Medvedev, 2004
Type specimen:Paratype
Photographed specimen:Sex = male.
Remarks: This species was the first to be described in this genus of apterous Alticinae. This genus differs sharply from all Palearctic and Oriental genera, particularly in unusual sculpture of the elytra.
Identified by: Lev Medvedev , 2004
Collected by: A. Schulz & K. Vock 7.-12.VII.2001
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Locality: W-MALAYSIA: Lake Kenyir, 5km SW dam 50km SW Kuala Terengganu, Alt. ~350m
Subregion: West Malaysia
Specimen deposited in State Natural History Museum. Stuttgart. Germany

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  • Medvedev, L., 2004b. A new genus and species of apterous Alticinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Malaysia. Entomologische Zeitschrift Stuttgart. 114: 70-71