Los Meloidae de Salta, Argentina (Coleoptera)

Antonio Martinez

Abstract


The following species of Meloidae are recorded, together with notes on adult seasonal distribution and food plants, from the northwestern Argentine province of Salta: Protomeloe wagneri, Spastica sphaerodera, Acrolytta colon, Pyrota horacioi, P. signata, P. vittigera, P. wagneri, Pseudopyrota riojanensis, Wagneronota aratae, Pseudomeloe andensis, P. gracilior, P. ogloblini, Epicauta atomaria, E. bruchi, E. excavata. E. floydwerneri. E. fourcadei. E. fulvicornis, E. grammica, E. griseonigra, E. leopardina, E. lizeri, E. monachica, E. nigripes Borchmann(=E. langei Borchmann, syn. nov.), E. plavialis. E. rosiilloi, E. rubella, E. rutilifrons, E. talpa. E. tristis. E. zebra, Tetraonyx brunnescens, T. kirschi, T.lampyroides, T. propinqua, T. sericea, Cissites maculata, Nemognatha coeruleipennis, N. nigronotata, N. nigrotarsata, N. subparallela. N. weiseri Pic (st. nov.), Pseudozonitis impressithorax (Pic) (comb. nov.). Eleven of the species are recorded from the province for the first time.

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