Megalopodidae

Belongs within: Phytophaga. The Megalopodidae are a morphologically disparate group of leaf beetles bearing a stridulatory file on the mesonotum (Clark & Riley 2002). Characters (from Clark & Riley 2002): Antennae not reflexed backwards, their insertion points not on tubercles and located low on face above base of mandibles; ligula often large, membranous, bilobed; mesonotal… Continue reading Megalopodidae