Zatrephina lineata (Fabricius, 1787)

Cassida lineata Fabricius, 1787: 65 (ST in ZMK), 1792: 305, 1801: 406; Olivier, 1790: 390; Herbst, 1799: 252; Schoenherr, 1817: 227.

Cyphomorpha? lineata: Hope, 1840 b: 91.

Mesomphalia lineata: Boheman, 1850: 361, 1856: 62, 1862: 173; Gemminger and Harold, 1876: 3633; Wagener, 1881: 82.

Zatrephina lineata: Spaeth, 1909 b: 721, 1914 g: 49; Blackwelder, 1946: 742; Borowiec, 1996 a: 246, 1999 d: 158, 2002 a: 126, 2009 f: 714; Haitlinger, 1999 a: 43 (associated acari); Mohamedsaid, 2000 b: 377; Nogueira de Sa et al., 2004: 654 (bionomy); Borowiec and Moragues, 2005: 275; Flinte et al., 2009: 601; Borowiec and Takizawa, 2011: 460.

Cassida obsoleta Olivier, 1808: 948 (TE in ?, incl. fig.); Boheman, 1850: 362 (as syn. of lineata).

Zatrephina meticulosa Spaeth, 1909 b: 731 (ST! in MM!), 1914 g: 49; Blackwelder, 1946: 742; Buzzi, 1976: 381-385 (imm. stages, biology), 1988: 572 (biology); Borowiec, 1999 d: 158 (as syn. of lineata).

Mesomphalia sublineata Dej.: Gemminger and Harold, 1876: 3633 (nomen nudum).

Host plant: Convolvulaceae: Ipomoea batatas, I. pescaprae (Bondar, 1953); Ipomoea asarifolia (Silva et al., 1968); Ipomoea sp. (Buzzi, 1976).

Distr.: lineata: Cap. Bon. Spei; obsoleta: Amérique méridionale; meticulosa: Brasilia, San Paulo. Brazil: Amapa, Pará, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo; Colombia; French Guyana: Cayenne, Kourou, Matoury, Organabo; Paraguay: Concepcion.

figure: habitus in colour

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