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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Galerucinae
Tribus: Alticini
Genus: Agasicles
Species: A. connexa – A. hygrophila – A. interrogationis – A. opaca – A. vittata
Name

Agasicles Jacoby, 1905: 400

Type species: Agasicles vittata Jacoby, 1905, by monotypy.
References
Primary references

Jacoby, M. 1905. Descriptions of thirty-two new species of Halticinae (Phytophagous Coleoptera) from South and Central America. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1904, vol. 2: 396–413. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.1905.tb08346.x Paywall. BHL.

Additional references

Selman, B.J. & Vogt, G.B. 1971. Lectotype designations in the South American genus Agasicles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), with description of a new species important as a supressant of alligatorweed. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 64(5): 1016–1020. DOI: 10.1093/aesa/64.5.1016 Paywall.

Agasicles is a genus of flea beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae.[1] The species of this genus are native to South America,[2] though the species Agasicles hygrophila has been introduced to the southeastern United States as a biological control agent against alligator weed.
Species

The genus includes five species:[2]

Agasicles connexa (Boheman, 1859)
Agasicles hygrophila Selman & Vogt, 1971
Agasicles interrogationis (Clark, 1865)
Agasicles opaca Bechyné, 1959
Agasicles vittata Jacoby, 1905

References

"Agasicles Jacoby, 1904". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
Selman, B.J.; Vogt, G.B. (1971). "Lectotype designations in the South American genus Agasicles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), with description of a new species important as a supressant of alligatorweed". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 64 (5): 1016–1020. doi:10.1093/aesa/64.5.1016.

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