Chlamisini

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Chlamisini
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Adult Neochlamisus bebbianae on the host plant Salix bebbiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Cryptocephalinae
Tribe: Chlamisini
Gressitt, 1946
Genera

11, see text

Synonyms

Chlamisinae

The Chlamisini form a tribe within the leaf beetle subfamily Cryptocephalinae, though historically they were often treated as a distinct subfamily, Chlamisinae. 11 genera with altogether about 400 species are currently placed here; some four-fifths of the species are found in the Neotropics, but the rest is distributed over all other continents except Antarctica.[1]

Genera and some selected species include:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Chaboo et al. (2008)

References[edit]

  • Chaboo, Caroline S.; Brown, Christopher G. & Funk, Daniel J. (2008): Faecal case architecture in the gibbosus species group of Neochlamisus Karren, 1972 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae: Chlamisini). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 152(2): 315–351. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00343.x (HTML abstract)

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