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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: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Tenebrionidae
Subfamilia: Lagriinae
Tribus: Lagriini
Genus: Lagria
Subgenera: L. (Ammocera) – L. (Apteronympha) – L. (Lagria)

Species: L. atripes – L. azureipennis – L. babai – L. brevipilis – L. carinulata – L. comosella – L. conspersa – L. formosensis – L. grenieri – L. gressitti – L. hirta – L. indicola – L. klapperichi – L. kondoi – L. lameyi – L. lata – L. laticollis – L. moutoni – L. nigricollis – L. notabilis – L. oharai – L. okinawana – L. ophthalmica – L. pallidipennis – L. paracomosella – L. pici – L. picta – L. rubella – L. rubida – L. rubiginea – L. rufipennis – L. rufiventris – L. rugosula – L. schawalleri – L. scutellaris – L. tenenbaumi – L. theryi – L. tibetana – L. tigrina – L. tristicula – L. ventralis – L. villosa

Lagria Fabricius, 1775: 124

On the species of the genus Laqria [Lagria] Fabricius occurring in the main islands of Japan (Coleoptera, Laqriidae [Lagriidae]).
Merkl, O. 1988. Notes on Lagria azureipennis Macleay, 1886, with description of Lagria gressitti sp. n. (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae: Lagriini). Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis Hungarici 80: 65–69. Abstract. PDF. Reference page.
Merkl, O. 2006: Redescription of Lagria (Apteronympha) tenenbaumi Pic, 1929, with a checklist of the western Palaearctic species of the genus Lagria F. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Lagriini). Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society, 77: 219–225. full article (PDF)
Taxonomy of the genus Lagria Fabricius (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Lagriinae) in Korea.
Merkl, O. 2019. Lagriini from Bhutan (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Lagriinae). Annales Zoologici 69(1): 65–81. DOI: 10.3161/00034541ANZ2019.69.1.003 Paywall Reference page.


Atlas of Lagriidae of Russia

Vernacular names
English: Hairy darkling beetles
русский: Мохнатки

Lagria is a genus of beetles in the family Tenebrionidae.[1][2]

Lagria villosa is a significant pest of crops.[3]

Species recorded in Europe include the following:[1]

Lagria atripes Mulsant et Guillebeau, 1855
Lagria glabrata Olivier, 1792
Lagria grenieri Brisout de Barneville, 1867
Lagria hirta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lagria lata Fabricius, 1801
Lagria rubida Graells, 1855

Species native to Africa include:

Lagria cuprina Thomson, 1858
Lagria villosa (Fabricius, 1781) – invasive in South America


"Lagria Fabricius, 1775". Fauna Europaea. Fauna Europaea Secretariat, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
"genus Lagria Fabricius, 1775". Biolib. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
Ruzzier, Enrico & Martínez-Muñoz, Carlos A. (2021). "First record of the invasive Lagria villosa (Fabricius, 1781) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Lagriinae) in Europe". Zootaxa. 4908 (1): 147–150. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4908.1.11.

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