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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
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Galerucinae
Tribus: Alticini
Genus: Acallepitrix
Species: A. aegidia – A. affectuosa – A. alvarengai – A. angela – A. anila – A. basilepta – A. boliviana – A. brasiliensis – A. carinata – A. carinulata – A. castanea – A. catharinae – A. chaparensis – A. clypeata – A. coeruleata – A. collaris – A. constantina – A. coracina – A. cyanella – A. dissimulans – A. erichsoni – A. estebania – A. freyi – A. fulvifrons – A. helga – A. heterocera – A. homoplana – A. huallagensis – A. hylophila – A. immetallica – A. inaequalis – A. iris – A. lima – A. mahulena – A. melanoxantha – A. monilicornis – A. morazanica – A. natalensis – A. nigerrima – A. nigrita – A. nitens – A. orbitalis – A. pachiteensis – A. paciana – A. parahena – A. pellucida – A. persuavis – A. ponderosa – A. punctum – A. raphaela – A. resina – A. rozei – A. rubrifrons – A. rufobrunnea – A. scaeva – A. schindleri – A. segregata – A. sulcatipennis – A. wittmeri – A. zulmira

Acallepitrix Bechyné, 1959: 323

Type species: Chalcoides erichsoni Jacoby, 1902, by original designation.

Acalleptitrix Bechyné, 1956: 592 [unavailable generic name; no type species designated]
Acalleptitrix Bechyné, 1957: 62 [unavailable generic name; no type species designated]

Primary references

Bechyné, J. 1956. Über die Alticiden-Sammlung Heikertinger (Col. Phytophaga). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 7(2): 577–598. BHL. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1957. Alticides neotropicaux de la collection du Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" di Genova (Coleopt. Chrysomelidae). Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale "Giacomo Doria" 69: 51–74. BHL. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1959. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Alticidenfauna Boliviens (Coleopt. Phytoph.). Beiträge zur Neotropischen Fauna 1(4): 269–381. DOI: 10.1080/01650525909380619 Paywall. PDF. Reference page.

Additional references

Bechyné, J. 1955. Reise des Herrn G. Frey in Südamerika: Alticidae (Col. Phytophaga). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 6(1): 74–266. BHL Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1957. Provisorische Liste der Alticiden von Rio Grande do Sul (Col. Phytoph. Chrysomeloidea). Iheringia, Série Zoologia 3: 5–52. BHL. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1957. Voyage de M. le Dr. A. Roman au Brésil (1914-1915) Eumolpides, Galerucides et Alticides (Col. Phytophaga). Arkiv för Zoologi 11(10): 133–152. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1958. Notizen zu den neotropischen Chrysomeloidea (Col. Phytophaga). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 9(2): 478–706. BHL Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1970. Notes sur quelques Acallepitrix de l'Amérique méridionale (Col. Phytophaga, Alticidae). Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 39(4): 156–160. DOI: 10.3406/linly.1970.6084 Open access. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. 1997. Savini, V. (ed.) Evaluación de los datos sobre los Phytophaga dañinos en Venezuela (Coleoptera). Parte I. Boletín de Entomología Venezolana. Serie Monografias 1: 1–278. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. & Springlová de Bechyné, B. 1961. Notas sobre Chrysomeloidea neotropicais. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi. Série Zoologia 33: 1–50. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. & Springlová de Bechyné, B. 1961. Notas sobre Chrysomeloidea neotropicais II. Boletim do Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi. Série Zoologia 37: 1–93. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. & Springlova de Bechyné, B. 1963. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Salvadorenischen Chrysomeloidea (Col. Phytophaga). 1. Fortsetzung. Iheringia. Série Zoologia 31: 1–79. BHL. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. & Springlová de Bechyné, B. 1964. Notes sur quelques Chrysomeloidea néotropicaux (Col. Phytophaga). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 11: 117–137. PDF. Reference page.
Bechyné, J. & Springlová de Bechyné, B. 1965. Notes sur les Chrysomeloidea capturés par le Dr. W. A. Egler au Rio Jari (Brésil: Pará/Amapá) en 1961 (Col. Phytophaga). Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi. Série Zoologia 53: 1–51. PDF. Reference page.
Furth, D.G. & Savini, V.P. 1996. Checklist of the Alticinae of Central America, including Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi 10(1–4): 45–68. PDF. Reference page.
Konstantinov, A.S. 2021. Flea beetles of the West Indies: new combinations and new species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Journal of Insect Biodiversity 25(1): 1–27. DOI: 10.12976/jib/2021.25.1.1 Paywall. ResearchGate Open access. Reference page.
Riley, E.G., Clark, S.M. & Gilbert, A.J. 2001. New records, nomenclatural changes, and taxonomic notes for select North American leaf beetles. Insecta Mundi 15(1): 1–17. PDF. Reference page.
Scherer, G. 1960. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Alticidenfauna Brasiliens (Col. Phytoph.). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 11(1): 180–272. BHL.
Seeno, T.N. 1976. Correct Validation of the Generic Name Acallepitrix Bechyné 1959 (Chrysomelidae: Alticinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 30(2): 205–206. JSTOR Hybrid open access journal. BHL.


Acallepitrix. Chrysomelidae @ MIZA.

Acallepitrix is a genus of flea beetles in the family Chrysomelidae. There are more than 20 described species in Acallepitrix. They are found in the Neotropics, Central America, and North America.[1][2][3][4]

These 59 species belong to the genus Acallepitrix:

Acallepitrix aegidia Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix affectuosa Bechyné & Bechyné, 1961
Acallepitrix alvarengai Scherer, 1960
Acallepitrix angela Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix anila Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix basilepta Bechyné, 1958
Acallepitrix boliviana Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix brasiliensis Scherer, 1960
Acallepitrix carinata (Baly, 1879)
Acallepitrix carinulata Bechyné & Bechyné, 1961
Acallepitrix castanea (Jacoby, 1885)
Acallepitrix catharinae (Jacoby, 1905)
Acallepitrix chaparensis Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix clypeata (Jacoby, 1885)
Acallepitrix coeruleata (Baly, 1876)
Acallepitrix collaris (Weise, 1929)
Acallepitrix constantina Bechyné, 1956
Acallepitrix coracina (Boheman, 1859)
Acallepitrix cyanella (Baly, 1876)
Acallepitrix dissimulans Bechyné, 1970
Acallepitrix erichsoni (Jacoby, 1902)
Acallepitrix estebania Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix freyi Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix fulvifrons (Jacoby, 1885)
Acallepitrix helga Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix heterocera Bechyné, 1957
Acallepitrix homoplana Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix huallagensis Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix hylophila Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix immetallica Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix inaequalis (Harold, 1877)
Acallepitrix iris Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix lima Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix mahulena Bechyné, 1956
Acallepitrix melanoxantha Bechyné, 1956
Acallepitrix monilicornis Bechyné, 1970
Acallepitrix morazanica Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix natalensis Scherer, 1960
Acallepitrix nigerrima Bechyné, 1958
Acallepitrix nitens (Weise, 1929)
Acallepitrix orbitalis Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix pachiteensis Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix paciana Bechyné & Bechyné, 1961
Acallepitrix parahena Bechyné, 1970
Acallepitrix pellucida Bechyné, 1970
Acallepitrix persuavis Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix ponderosa Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix punctum Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix raphaela Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix resina Bechyné & Bechyné, 1965
Acallepitrix rozei Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix rubifrons Bechyné & Bechyné, 1963
Acallepitrix rufobrunnea Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix scaeva Bechyné, 1955
Acallepitrix schindleri Bechyné, 1959
Acallepitrix segregata (Baly, 1876)
Acallepitrix sulcatipennis Bechyné, 1970
Acallepitrix wittmeri Bechyné, 1957
Acallepitrix zulmira Bechyné, 1970


"Acallepitrix Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
"Acallepitrix". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
"Acallepitrix genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-23.

Nadein, K. S. (2013). "Catalogue of Alticini genera of the World (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)". Zoological Institute, Saint-Petersburg. Retrieved 2019-07-02.

Further reading

Barney, R. J.; Clark, S. M.; Riley, E. G. (2009). "Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Galerucinae, Tribe Alticini". Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science. 70 (1): 29–55. doi:10.3101/1098-7096-70.1.29. S2CID 84955059.
Nie, R-E; Bezděk, J.; Yang, X-K (2017). "How many genera and species of Galerucinae s. str. do we know? Updated statistics (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). In: Chaboo CS, Schmitt M (Eds) Research on Chrysomelidae". ZooKeys (720): 91–102. doi:10.3897/zookeys.720.13517. PMC 5740445. PMID 29290727.
Wilcox, John A. (1965). A Synopsis of the North American Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). New York State Museum and Science Service.
Riley, Edward G.; Clark, Shawn M.; Seeno, Terry N. (2003). Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Special Publication No. 1. The Coleopterists' Society. ISBN 978-0-9726087-1-8.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 6: Chrysomeloidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-26091-7.

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