Aulacoscelidinae

The beetle subfamily Aulacoscelidinae (sometimes misspelled "Aulacoscelinae") is a small, uncommonly-encountered group presently classified within the family Orsodacnidae, historically placed as a subfamily of Chrysomelidae, or sometimes classified as a separate family Aulacoscelidae.[1][2] There are only 19 species, mostly Neotropical in distribution, and their larval habits are unknown.[3][4]

Aulacoscelidinae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Orsodacnidae
Subfamily: Aulacoscelidinae
Genera

Aulacoscelis
Janbechynea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Subfamily Aulacoscelidinae - BugGuide.Net". bugguide.net. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  2. ^ "Subfamily Aulacoscelidinae". iNaturalist.ca. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  3. ^ "Fossilworks: Aulacoscelidinae". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  4. ^ Prado, Alberto; Mckenna, Duane D.; Windsor, Donald (October 2012). "Molecular evidence of cycad seed predation by immature Aulacoscelidinae (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae)". Systematic Entomology. 37 (4): 747–757. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00639.x. S2CID 85984054.