The beetle subfamily Megalopodinae is the largest group within the family Megalopodidae. Species in the subfamily are mostly tropical in distribution, and their larvae typically bore inside of plant stems.

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Megalopodidae
Subfamily: Megalopodinae
Latreille, 1802

It contains the following genera:[1][2]


  1. ^ "Megalopodinae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 22 April 2021.
  2. ^ Rodríguez-Mirón, Geovanni M. (2018). "Checklist of the family Megalopodidae Latreille (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea); a synthesis of its diversity and distribution". Zootaxa. 4434 (2): 265–302. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4434.2.3.