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Volume 2012, Article ID 672684, 8 pages
Research Article

Contribution to the Knowledge of the Genus Linda Thomson, 1864 (Part I), with the Description of Linda (Linda) subatricornis n. sp. from China (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Lamiinae)

Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beichen West Road, Chaoyang Dist., Beijing 100101, China

Received 30 September 2011; Accepted 26 January 2012

Academic Editor: Martin H. Villet

Copyright © 2012 Mei-Ying Lin and Xing-Ke Yang. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Linda (Linda) subatricornis n. sp is described from Sichuan (holotype locality), Fujian, Shaanxi, Hebei, Ningxia of China. It is separated from the most similar species L. atricornis Pic by differences in genitalia and antennal insertions. Detailed descriptions, photographs of habitus and genitalia, distribution of the two sibling species and short discussion on the related species are presented.