Lagria hirta, copyright Hectonichus.

Belongs within: Lagriinae.

The Lagriina are a group of lagriine beetles in which the lobes of the hypomeron meet behind the procoxae. The genus Acerogria, found in northern Queensland, possesses a smooth, impunctate pronotum with an uneven surface, and dorsoventrally flattened femora and tibiae (Matthews & Bouchard 2008).

|--Acerogria Borchmann 1936 [incl. Birolagria Pic 1956]MB08
| |--*A. dohrni (Borchmann 1911) [=Cerogria dohrni]MB08
| `--A. oriunda (Borchmann 1924) [=Cerogria oriunda; incl. *Birolagria cicatricosa Pic 1956]MB08
|--Metriolagria Merkl 1987MB08
| |--*M. affinis (Boisduval 1835) [=Lagria affinis; incl. L. decipiens Lea 1917]MB08
| `--M. formicicola (Lea 1895) [=Lagria formicicola]MB08
|--Xenolagria Merkl 1987MB08
| |--*X. tincta (Blackburn 1889) [=Lagria tincta]MB08
| `--X. garnetana (Borchmann 1936) [=Lagria garnetana]MB08
|--Stenolagria Merkl 1987MB08
| |--*S. matthewsi Merkl 1987MB08
| `--S. leai (Borchmann 1936) [=Lagria leai, L. tenuicollis Lea 1917 (preoc.)]MB08
|--Ecnolagria Borchmann 1915MB08
| |--*E. grandis (Gyllenhal 1817)MB08 [=Lagria grandisMB08; incl. L. ruficollisMas86]
| |--E. aeneoviolacea (Champion 1895) [=Lagria aeneoviolacea]MB08
| |--E. aurofasciata (Borchmann 1915) [=Lagria aurofasciata]MB08
| |--E. monteithi Merkl 1987MB08
| |--E. rufescens (Boisduval 1835) [=Lagria rufescens; incl. E. serripes Borchmann 1915]MB08
| |--E. schneiderae Merkl 1987MB08
| |--E. similis Merkl 1987MB08
| `--E. tomentosa (Fabricius 1775) [=Lagria tomentosa; incl. L. pulchrivaria Lea 1917]MB08
`--Lagria Fabricius 1775 [=Lachna Billberg 1820]MB08
|--*L. hirta (Linnaeus 1758) [=Chrysomela hirta, *Lachna hirta]MB08
|--L. albovillosa Macleay 1887 [incl. L. suturalis Borchmann 1911]MB08
|--L. australis Champion 1895MB08
|--L. azureipennis Macleay 1886Mac86
|--L. castaneaB35
|--L. cyanea Macleay 1872 [incl. L. erythroptera Lea 1917, L. purpureipennis Macleay 1887]MB08
|--L. gressitti Merkl 1988MB08
|--L. laticollisC01
|--L. longicollis Dupont in BoisduvalB35
|--L. palliata Macleay 1886Mac86
|--L. plumbeipennis Merkl 1987MB08
|--L. pubescensB35
|--L. pulchellaMac86
|--L. queenslandica Borchmann 1915MB08
|--L. ruficeps Macleay 1887MB08
`--L. tenera Merkl 1987MB08

*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.

[C01] Csiki, E. 1901. Bogarak [Coleopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy pp. 75–120. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[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 IV. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (2): 259–380.

[MB08] Matthews, E. G., & P. Bouchard. 2008. Tenebrionid Beetles of Australia: Descriptions of tribes, keys to genera, catalogue of species. Australian Biological Resources Study: Canberra.

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