Russian Journal of Biological Invasions

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 382–383 | Cite as

A New Finding of Paridea angulicollis (Motschulsky, 1854) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae) in Primorsky Krai

  • M. Ye. SergeyevEmail author


A new finding of the alien leaf beetle Paridea angulicollis (Motschulsky, 1854) in the south of Primorsky krai is described. This insect is a potential pest of cultivated plant species of the family Cucurbitaceae in the south of the Far East.


leaf beetles pests Cucurbitaceae Primorsky krai 



I am grateful to A.O. Ben’kovski (Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, General Entomology and Soil Zoology Laboratory, Zelenograd) and P.V. Krestov and E.A. Pimenova (Botanical Garden-Institute, Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok) for valuable advice and assistance in collecting the material. This study was supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 16-14-10031.


Conflict of interests. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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