Cryptocephalus surdus Rapilly, 1980 is a little-known species which was described based on specimens collected from Iran. Due to the fact that the species was described very briefly in its original description, the taxonomic features of the species are redescribed in here. In addition, information about additional taxonomic characters, habitats and distribution in Türkiye of this little-known species are given for the first time in this study. Habitus and genital features of the species are photographed. Habitat preference and a map showing the previous and new distribution localities of the species are provided.
Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalus surdus, Türkiye, distribution, habitat preference
GÖK, ALİ; HASBENLİ, ABDULLAH; and ŞEN, İSMAİL
"Redescription of a little-known species, Cryptocephalus surdus Rapilly, 1980 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae), with notes on new distribution localities and habitat preference in Türkiye,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 47:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol47/iss1/7