Aulacophora

Black cucurbit beetle Aulacophora frontalis, from Natureloveyou.sg.

Belongs within: Galerucinae.

Aulacophora is a palaeotropical genus of leaf beetles bearing a broad transverse depression across the rear of the pronotum, elytra that are explanate in the posterior two-thirds, and bifid claws.

AulacophoraLB91
|--A. abdominalisLB91 [=Crioceris abdominalisG89]
|--A. analis [incl. A. australis]B90
|--A. atripennisJ89a
|--A. bicolorA89
|--A. flavomarginataJ89b
|--A. foveicollisJ89a
|--A. frontalisJ89b
|--A. hilarisLB91
|--A. luteicornisJ89b
|--A. palliataJ89a
|--A. rosea [incl. A. albicornis]J89a
`--A. similisJ89b

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[A89] Allard, E. 1889. Contributions a la faune Indo-Chinoise. 5e mémoire. Galérucides et alticides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 6e série 9: 303–312.

[B90] Blackburn, T. 1890. Notes on Australian Coleoptera, with descriptions of new species. Part V. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 4 (4): 1247–1276.

[G89] Gestro, R. 1889. Viaggio ab Assab nel Mar Rosso dei signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Avviso “Esploratore” dal 16 Novembre 1879 al 26 Febbraio 1880.—IV. Coleotteri. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 5–72.

[J89a] Jacoby, M. 1889a. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. XVII.—List of the phytophagous Coleoptera obtained by Signor L. Fea at Burmah and Tenasserim, with descriptions of the new species. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 147–237.

[J89b] Jacoby, M. 1889b. List of the phytophagous Coleoptera collected by Signor Modigliani at Nias and Sumatra, with descriptions of the new species. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 278–287.

[LB91] Lawrence, J. F., & E. B. Britton. 1991. Coleoptera (beetles). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 543–683. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

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