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Aspidimorpha nigromaculata


Taxonavigation: Chrysomeloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Cassidinae
Tribus: Aspidimorphini
Genus: Aspidimorpha
Subgenera: A. (Afroaspidimorpha) – A. (Aspidimorpha) – A. (Aspidocassis) – A. (Dianaspis) – A. (Megaspidomorpha) – A. (Neoaspidimorpha) – A. (Semiaspidimorpha) – A. (Spaethia) – A. (Spaethiomorpha) – A. (Weiseocassis)



Aspidimorpha Hope, 1840: 158

Type species: Cassida miliaris Fabricius, 1775, by original designation.


  • Aspidomorpha: Agassiz, 1846: 16 (unjustified emendation)



Primary references

  • Agassiz J.L.R. & Erichson, W.F. 1846. Nomina systematica generum coleopterorum, tam viventium quam fossilium. Jent & Gassmann. Solothurn: 1–170. BHL
  • Hope, F.W. 1841 ("1840"). The coleopterist's manual, part the third, containing various families, genera, and species, of beetles, recorded by Linneus and Fabricius. Also, descriptions of newly discovered and unpublished insects. London : J.C. Bridgewater and Bowdery & Kerby. 191 pp. + 3 pls. BHL Reference page

Additional references

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