Five new species of the genus Griburius Haldeman from Central America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae)
Keywords:taxonomy, new species, redescription, Pachybrachina, Neotropical Region, lectotype designation, neotype designation
Five new species of Griburius Haldeman, 1849 are described from Central America. The new taxa have been named: Griburius febriculosus sp. nov. from Mexico; Griburius gracilis sp. nov. from Mexico; Griburius mokaya sp. nov. from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama; Griburius puncturatus sp. nov. from Mexico; Griburius textus sp. nov. from Belize and Mexico. Besides, two further species of the same genus, i. e. Griburius gamma (Jacoby, 1889) from Mexico and Griburius equestris (Olivier, 1808) from the South of the U.S.A. have been redescribed and revised to make suitable comparisons possible. The lectotype of Griburius gamma and a neotype of Griburius equestris have been designated.
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