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South American Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) : part 7, new name for Cyra Mulsant, review of Brachiacanthini genera, and systematic revision of Cleothera Mulsant, Hinda Mulsant and Serratitibia Gordon and Canepari, new genus

By Robert D. Gordon, Claudio Canepari and Guy A. Hanley


Genera of Brachiacanthini (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Hyperaspidinae) are discussed and a key to all recognized genera provided. Cyrea, new genus, is proposed, and Serratitibia, new genus, is erected and revised, Cleothera Mulsant and Hinda Mulsant are recognized as valid genera and revised. Helesius caseyi Sicard is transferred to Hinda and recognized as a synonym of Hinda designata Mulsant, new synonymy. Brachiacantha brethesi (Korschefsky), Cleothera abendrothi Kirsch, Cleothera ambigua Mulsant, Cleothera bisquatuorpustulata Mulsant, Cleothera decemsignata Mulsant, Cleothera gaillardi Mulsant, Cleothera humerata Mulsant, Cleothera tortuosa Mulsant, Cleothera traili Brèthes, Cleothera uncinata Mulsant, Hinda joeli Almeida and Milléo, Hinda modesta Weise, Hinda regularis Kirsch, Hyperaspis aliciae Crotch, and Hyperaspis fraudulenta Kirsch are transferred to Serratitibia, becoming new combinations. One new species of Hinda, H. ecuadorica, is described. A total of 73 new species of Serratitibia are described: Serratitibia amanda, S. andrea, S. angela, S. anna, S. ashley, S. barbara, S. barclayi, S. betty, S. beverly, S. bonnie, S. brenda, S. cheryl, S. christine, S. cynthia, S. debra, S. denise, S. donna, S. doris, S. elizabeth, S. evelyn, S. frances, S. gloria, S. heather, S. helen, S. irene, S. jacqueline, S. janet, S. janice, S. jean, S. jennifer, S. joan, S. joyce, S. judith, S. judy, S. julie, S. karen, S. katherine, S. kathleen, S. kathy, S. kelly, S. kimberly, S. laura, S. linda, S. lisa, S. loreto, S. lori, S. louise, S. margaret, S. marilyn, S. mary, S. martha, S. melissa, S. michelle, S. mildred, S. nancy, S. nicole, S. pamela, S. paprzycki, S. patricia, S. quincemil, S. rachel, S. rebecca, S. rose, S. ruby, S. ruth, S. sarah, S. satipoensis, S. shirley, S. stephanie, S. susan, S. tammy, S. teresa, and S. virginia. Lectotypes are here designated for Serratitibia lividipes, S. gaillardi, S. decemsignata, S. abendrothi, and S. ambigua

Topics: ddc:590
Year: 2013
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