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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: Philopona
Species: P. birmanica – P. howitti – P. mouhoti – P. pseudomouhoti – P. shima – P. vibex – P. zangana

Philopona Weise, 1903: 216

Type species: Oedionychis vernicata Gerstaecker, 1871, by original designation.
Primary references

Weise, J. 1903. Afrikanische Chrysomeliden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 69(1): 197–226. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Döberl, M. 2010. Subfamily Alticinae Newman, 1835. Pp. 491–563. In: Löbl, I. & Smetana, A. (eds.) Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Volume 6. Chrysomeloidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 924 pp. ISBN 978-87-88757-84-2. Google Books. [p. 544]
Ge, D.-Y., Wang, S.-Y. & Yang, X.-K. 2009. Study on the genus Philopona Weise (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Alticinae) and a new species from China. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111(1): 27–32. DOI: 10.4289/0013-8797-111.1.27 Paywall. ResearchGate Open access. Reference page.

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