Holotypus: © Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren


Obelistes variabilis Selman, 1972
Selman B. J., 1972 - Eumolpinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Exploration Parc National de la Garamba. Mission H. de Saeger, 55: 1-95 (p. 52).
Zaïre: Parc National de la Garamba: 3358
host plants:
Anona chrysobotrya var. senegalensis; also collected on Erythrophlaeum guineensis (Caesalpiniaceae), oak foliage, base of trunk of Vitex doniana
the African Eumolpinae site (Coleoptera Chrysomelidae)


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