Lech Borowiec

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Lech Borowiec (1952–), Polish entomologist.

Author abbreviation: Borowiec

Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Taxonomy, University of Wrocław, Przybyszewskiego 63/77, 51-148 Wrocław, Poland

Taxon names authored

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  • Borowiec, L. 1990. A review of the genus Cassida L. of the Australian Region and Papuan subregion (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 1: 1–51. [Not seen] Reference page



  • Borowiec, L. 1994. A monograph of the Afrotropical Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Part I. Introduction, morphology, key to the genera, and reviews of the tribes Epistictinini, Basiprionotini and Aspidimorphini (except the genus Aspidimorpha). Genus. Supplement Vol. 2. Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 276 pp.


  • Borowiec, L. 1995. Tribal classification of the cassidoid Hispinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). In: Pakaluk, J. & Ślipiński, S.A. (Eds.) Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warszawa, pp. 541–558.


  • Borowiec, L. 1997. A monograph of the Afrotropical Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Part II. Revision of the tribe Aspidimorphini 2, the genus Aspidimorpha Hope. Genus Supplement Vol. 8. Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 596 pp.


  • Borowiec, L. 1998. Cyclosoma (Monrosiacassis) bicostata n. sp. and notes on C. (M.) puberula (Boh.) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 10(1): 81–87. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 1999. A world catalogue of the Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 476 pp.
  • Borowiec, L. & Sassi, D. 1999. Four new species of Cyrtonota Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 10(1): 89–101. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2000. Cyrtonota montana, a new species from Ecuador (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 11(1): 49–52. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2001. Discomorpha (Vulpia) seckyi, a new species from Peru (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 12(1): 59–61. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2001. Oxylepus boroveci, a new species from Tunisia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 12(3): 349–352. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2002. New records of Neotropical Cassidinae, with description of three new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Genus 13(1): 43–138. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2002. A monograph of the Afrotropical Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Part III. Revision of the tribe Cassidini 1, except the genera Aethiopocassis Sp., Cassida L., and Chiridopsis Sp. Genus Supplement 12. Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 292 pp., 17 pls.


  • Borowiec, L. 2003. Omaspides boliviana sp. nov., with a key to Omaspides s. str. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 14(3): 397–402. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2005. Revision of Madagascan species of the genus Chiridopsis Spaeth, 1922 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Annales Zoologici 55: 383–393.


  • Borowiec, L. 2006. A new species of Botanochara Dejean, 1837 from Brazil (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Stolaini). Genus 17(1): 127–131. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2006. A new species of Aspidimorpha sgen. Spaethia from Zambia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 17(2): 249–252. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2007. A new species of Cyrtonota Chevrolat from Peru and note on Cyrtonota balyi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Stolaini). Genus 18(3): 477–485. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2007. A new species of Microctenochira Spaeth from Belize (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Cassidini). Genus 18(3): 487–492. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2009. A new species of Cyrtonota Chevrolat from Colombia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Mesomphaliini). Genus 20(1): 111–116. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2009. Revision of the genus Crambelea Spaeth, 1913 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Cassidini). Genus 20(1): 117–123. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2009. Paratrikona albomaculata, a new species from the Dominican Republic (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Dorynotini). Genus 20(4): 567–570. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2009. New records of Neotropical tortoise beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 20(4): 615–722. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2010. A new species of Cassida L. from Malaysia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 21(2): 279–286. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2010. Laccoptera (Orphnodella) obscuromaculata, a new species from Central Africa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 21(2): 287–292. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2010. Revision of the Omaspides augusta group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Mesomphaliini). Annales Zoologici 60(4): 481–492. DOI: 10.3161/000345410X550373 Paywall.
  • Borowiec, L. & Sekerka, L. 2010. Aspidimorpha (s. str.) karamojana, a new species from Central Africa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 21(2): 271–277. PDF.


  • Borowiec, L. 2011. Two new species of Cassidinae from Rondonia, Brazil (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Genus 22(3): 485–491. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. 2011. A new species of Charidotella Weise from Hispaniola (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 22(3): 493–497. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. & Burwell, C.J. 2011. A new species of Cassida L. from Australia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 22(2): 285–290. PDF.
  • Borowiec, L. & Świętojańska, J. 2011. The Tortoise beetles of Madagascar (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae), Part 1: Basiprionotini, Aspidimorphini and Cassidini (except the genus Cassida). Polish Taxonomical Monographs Vol. 18. Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 246 pp.
  • Borowiec, L. & Takizawa, H. 2011. Neotropical tortoise beetles in the Amazon Insectarium, Tokyo, Japan with description of nine new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 22(3): 427–484. PDF.
  • Sekerka, L. & Borowiec, L. 2011. New synonymy in Palearctic Cassidini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Genus 22(3): 505–509. PDF. Reference page









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