Halmus cupripennisWeise
last updated September 2007

Synonyms
Halmus cupripennis Weise, 1923: 135.

Diagnosis
Externally identical to chalybeus, however the male genitalia show significant differences from those of chalybeus.

Description
See H. chalybeus.

Male
Penis and tegmen as figured.

Female
Unknown.

Variation
Unknown.

distribution map for the speciesDistribution and Biology
Known only from type locality in northern Queensland.

Species References
Slipinski, S.A. 2007. Australian Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) their biology and classification. ABRS, Canberra. 286 pp.

Slipinski, A. and Giorgi, J.A. 2006. Revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coccinellidae). Part 6. Tribe Chilocorini. Annales Zoologici (Warszawa), 56(2): 265-304.

Weise, J. 1923. Results of Dr. E. Mjbergs Swedish Scientific Expedition to Australia 1910-1913. 31. Chrysomeliden und Coccinelliden aus Queensland. Arkiv fr Zoologi, 15(12): 1-150.

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