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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: Chrysomelinae
Tribus: Chrysomelini
Subtribus: Chrysomelina
Genus: Gastrophysa
Subgenera: G. (Exiguipenna) – G. (Gastrophysa)
Species overview (Palearctic)

G. amphibia – G. analis – G. atrocyanea – G. caucasica – G. duodecimpunctata – G. elongata – G. janthina – G. lenta – G. malvae – G. mannerheimi – G. pennina – G. polygoni – G. ruficeps – G. russica – G. virescens – G. viridula
Name

Gastrophysa Chevrolat in Dejean, 1836: 405

Type species: Chrysomela polygoni Linnaeus, 1758 by subsequent designation by Chevrolat, 1845: 34.
Synonyms

Gasterophysia Gistel, 1856: 380 [unjustified emendation; syn. Bezděk, 2020: 182]

References
Primary references

Bezděk, J. 2020. Review of the genus-level names proposed by Johannes Gistel in Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 60(1): 173–188. DOI: 10.37520/aemnp.2020.011 Open access. Reference page.
Chevrolat, L.A.A. 1836. [new taxa]. In: Dejean, P.F.M.A. Catalogue des Coléoptères de la collection de M. le comte Dejean. Deuxième édition. [Livraison 5]. Paris: Méquignon-Marvis Père et Fils. pp. 361–443. BHL. Reference page.

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Subfamily Chrysomelinae (Chrysomelidae) - atlas of leaf beetles of Russia

Vernacular names
русский: Щавелеед


Gastrophysa is a genus of beetles in the family Chrysomelidae, in which the females typically exhibit swollen, membranous abdomens, a condition known as physogastrism.
Gastrophysa viridula
Gastrophysa viridula
Species

These nine species belong to the genus Gastrophysa:

Gastrophysa analis (Reitter, 1890) g
Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky g
Gastrophysa cyanea F. E. Melsheimer, 1847 i c g b (green dock beetle)
Gastrophysa dissimilis (Say, 1824) i c g b
Gastrophysa formosa (Say, 1824) i c g b
Gastrophysa janthina Suffrian, 1851 g
Gastrophysa polygoni (Linnaeus, 1758) i c g b (knotweed leaf beetle)
Gastrophysa unicolor (Marsham, 1802) g
Gastrophysa viridula (De Geer, 1775) g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]
References

"Gastrophysa Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
"Browse Gastrophysa". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
"Gastrophysa". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
"Gastrophysa Genus: Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-12.

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