Brown flower beetle Glycyphana stolata, copyright Peter Woodard.

Belongs within: Cetoniinae.

Glycyphana is an Indo-Australian genus of relatively small cetoniine beetles with a dorsum covered by a matt bloom marked with patches of lighter-coloured microtrichia. The brown flower beetle G. stolata is widespread in eastern Australia and has been introduced to the southwestern part of the continent in recent years.

<==Glycyphana Burmeister 1842CW92
    |  i. s.: G. albomaculata Mohnike 1871G89
    |         G. bisignata Kraatz 1885G89
    |         G. malayensis Guér. 1840 [=Euryomia malayensis]G89
    |         G. rufovittata Guér. 1840 [=Euryomia rufovittata; incl. G. rufovittata var. melanaria Kraatz 1885]G89
    |         G. sinuata Wall 1868G89
    |         G. velutina Macleay 1886 [=Glyciphana velutina]Mac86
    |--*G. (Glycyphana) horsfieldii (Hope 1835) [=Cetonia horsfieldii]CW92
    |--G. (Caloglycyphana Mikšić 1968)CW92
    |    |--G. (*C.) binotata (Gory & Percheron 1833) [=Cetonia binotata]CW92
    |    |--G. (C.) papua (Wallace 1867) [=Eurynomia papua; incl. G. ochreonotata Lea 1914]CW92
    |    `--G. (C.) pulchra (Macleay 1871) [=Schizorhina pulchra; incl. G. subdepressa Blackburn 1890]CW92
    `--G. (Glycyphaniola Mikšić 1968)CW92
         |--G. (*G.) modesta (Fabricius 1792) [=Cetonia modesta]CW92
         |--G. (G.) australiana Mikšić 1971CW92
         |--G. (G.) brooksi Bacchus 1974CW92
         |--G. (G.) brunnipes (Kirby 1818)CW92 (see below for synonymy)
         |--G. (G.) darwinensis Bacchus 1974CW92
         |--G. (G.) pusilla Bacchus 1974CW92
         |--G. (G.) stolata (Fabricius 1781) (see below for synonymy)CW92
         `--G. (G.) varicorensis Burmeister 1842CW92
              |--G. v. varicorensisCW92
              `--G. v. thursdayana Mikšić 1971CW92<=

Glycyphana (Glycyphana) brunnipes (Kirby 1818)CW92 [=Cetonia brunnipesCW92; incl. C. conspersa Gory & Percheron 1833CW92, Glycyphana obscuraMas86, C. viridiobscuraB35]

Glycyphana (Glycyphaniola) stolata (Fabricius 1781) [=Cetonia stolata, C. fasciata Fabricius 1775 non Linnaeus 1758; incl. Glycyphana perversa Schaum 1844]CW92

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B35] Boisduval, J. B. 1835. Voyage de Découvertes de l’Astrolabe. Exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. Faune entomologique de l’océan Pacifique, avec l’illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage vol. 2. Coléoptères et autres ordres. J. Tastu: Paris.

[CW92] Cassis, G., & T. A. Weir. 1992. Cetoniinae. In: Houston, W. W. K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 9. Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea pp. 426–454. AGPS Press: Canberra.

[G89] Gestro, R. 1889. Sopra alcune cetonie dell’isola Nias e della costa occidentale di Sumatra raccolte dal Dott. Elio Modigliani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 93–99.

[Mac86] Macleay, W. 1886. The insects of the Fly River, New Guinea, “Coleoptera”. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 136–157.

[Mas86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part III. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 21–126.

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