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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: Sphaeroderma
Species: S. akebiae – S. alienum – S. alishanense – S. alternatum – S. apicale – S. atrithorax – S. atrum – S. balyi – S. brevicorne – S. capitata – S. carinatum – S. cheni – S. chongi – S. chui – S. confine – S. cruentum – S. darjeelingense – S. doeberli – S. flavitarse – S. flavonotatum – S. fraternale – S. fulvoapicale – S. fulvum – S. fuscicorne – S. hupehense – S. inaizumii – S. japanum – S. kimotoi – S. kondoi – S. kuroashi – S. laterimarginata – S. leei – S. luteipenne – S. maculatum – S. mandarense – S. melli – S. miyatakei – S. monticola – S. morimotoi – S. nakanishii – S. nepalense – S. nigricolle – S. nigripes – S. nigroapicale – S. nigrocephalum – S. nilum – S. obscurum – S. ohkuboi – S. orientale – S. pallidipes – S. piceum – S. placidum – S. postfasciatum – S. postnigrum – S. pseudapicale – S. pygmaeum – S. quadrimaculatum – S. rafflesi – S. resinulum – S. rubi – S. rubidum – S. rufotestaceum – S. scalei – S. schereri – S. seminigrum – S. separatum – S. seriatum – S. sexmaculatum – S. shirakii – S. sinuatum – S. splendens – S. subfurcatum – S. tarsatum – S. testaceum – S. timorensis – S. unicolor – S. varicolor – S. viride
Name

Sphaeroderma Stephens, 1831: 328

Type species: Altica testacea Fabricius, 1775, by subsequent designation by Maulik, 1926.

Gender: neuter.
Synonyms

Sphaerodermus Gistel, 1856: 379 [unjustified emendation; syn. Bezděk (2020: 183)]
Kimotoa Gruev, 1985: 125 [syn. Konstantinov & Prathapan (2008: 412)]
Type species: Argopus splendens Gressitt & Kimoto, 1963, by original designation.

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.
Gistel, J.N.F.X. 1856. Die Mysterien der europäischen Insectenwelt. Ein geheimer Schlüssel für Sammler aller Insecten-Ordnungen und Stände, behufs des Fangs, des Aufenhalts-Orts, der Wohnung, Tag- und Jahreszeit u.s.w., oder autoptische Darstellung des Insectenstaats in seinem Zusammenhange zum Bestehen des Naturhaushaltes überhaupt und insbesondere in seinem Einflusse auf die phanerogamische und cryptogamische Pflanzenberöltzerrung Europa’s. Zum ersten Male nach 25 jährigen eigenen Erfahrungen zusammengestellt und herausgegeben. Kempten: T. Dannheimer, xii + 530 + [2] pp. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.65996. Reference page.
Gruev, B. 1985. Two new taxa of Alticinae from China (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Entomological Review of Japan 40(2): 125–127. Full issue (PDF).
Konstantinov, A.S. & Japan, K.D. 2008. New generic synonyms in the Oriental flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 62(3): 381-418. DOI: 10.1649/1089.1 Paywall. JSTOR Hybrid open access journal. PDF. Reference page.

Additional references

Döberl, M. 2007. Nomenclatural notes on Alticinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Palearctic and Oriental Regions. Serangga 12(1–2): 9–13. PDF.
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. 558–560]
Medvedev, L.N. 2015. New and poorly known Oriental Chrysomelidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) in the collection of the Naturkundemuseum Erfurt. Vernate 34: 319–335. PDF. Reference page.
Medvedev, L.N. 2018. New taxa of Oriental leaf beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Vernate 37: 321–324. PDF. Reference page.
Medvedev, L.N. 2019. New and poorly known Oriental Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera). Russian Entomological Journal 28(2): 165–168. DOI: 10.15298/rusentj.28.2.08 Open access. Reference page.
Prathapan, K.D., Poorani, J., Kumari, S.A., Anuradha, C., Padmanaban, B. & Thanigairaj, R. 2019. Species composition and diagnoses of leaf- and fruit-scarring beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) infesting bananas and plantains (Zingiberales, Musaceae) in the Indian subcontinent. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 66(2): 179–202. DOI: 10.3897/dez.66.47447 Open access. Reference page.
Takizawa, H. 2015. Notes on Japanese Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera), III. Elytra (n.s.) 5(1): 233–250. PDF.

Links

Subfamily Alticinae (Chrysomelidae) - atlas of leaf beetles of Russia
The Handbook of Palearctic Flea Beetles - identification of Palearctic flea beetle genera, along with morphology, host plant information, and literature references

Sphaeroderma is a genus of flea beetles in the family Chrysomelidae.[1]
Species

Sphaeroderma is a small genus with only two species extant in Europe.[2]

Sphaeroderma rubidum Graëlls, 1858
Sphaeroderma testaceum Fabricius, 1775

Sphaeroderma testaceum (Fabricius, 1775) (16322242869)

Sphaeroderma testaceum (Fabricius, 1775)

Sphaeroderma rubidum (Graells, 1858) (6481521519)

Sphaeroderma rubidum (Graells, 1858)

References

"Sphaeroderma Stephens, 1827". National Biodiversity Network. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
"Sphaeroderma". Watford Coleoptera Group. Retrieved 2017-01-24.

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