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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
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Chrysomelinae
Tribus: Chrysomelini
Subtribus: Gonioctenina
Genera: Araucanomela – Dicranosterna – Ewanius – Faex – Gonioctena – Novacastria – Paropsides – Paropsis – Paropsisterna – Philhydronopa – Rhaebosterna – Trocholodes – Trachymela


Gonioctenina Motschulsky, 1860

Type genus: Gonioctena Chevrolat in Dejean, 1836.


NOTE: As there is no such thing as "page priority" under the ICZN, it is unclear which of the two preceding names has nomenclatural precedence if they are considered synonymous; under ICZN Art. 24.2, a First Reviser act would be required to determine which name has priority, and it is unclear whether any such act has ever been published. Part of the confusion appears to be that numerous authors have incorrectly attributed the authorship of Paropsina to Weise, and therefore junior to Gonioctenina, but this is incorrect; the two names were published simultaneously. Note also that according to Bouchard et al., the correct spelling is "Paropseina", though this may also require confirmation under the ICZN.


Primary references[edit]

  • Motschulsky, V. de 1860. Coléoptères rapportés de la Sibérie orientale et notamment des pays situeés sur les bords du fleuve Amour par MM. Schrenck, Maack, Ditmar, Voznessensky etc. déterminés et décrits. In: Schrenck L. (ed) Reisen und Forschungen im Amur-Lande in den Jahren 1854–1856 im Auftrage der Kaiserl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu St. Petersburg ausgeführt und in Verbindung mit mehreren Gelehrten herausgegeben. Band II. Zweite Lieferung. Coleopteren. St. Petersburg: Eggers & Comp., pp. 80–257 + [1 (Errata)], pls. VI–XI, 1 map. BHL Reference page

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