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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: Cassidinae
Tribus: Basiprionotini
Genera: AndroyaBasiprionota – Cassidopsis – Craspedonta – Epistictina – Megapyga – Metriopepla – Pseudandroya

Basiprionotini Gressitt, 1952 (1914)

Prioptérites Chapuis, 1875: 367. (unavailable name)
Priopteritae: Spaeth, 1914 f: 129.
Basiprionotini Gressitt, 1952: 444; Hincks, 1952: 329.
Basiprionotina: Gressitt, 1952: 451.
Epistictitae Spaeth in Hincks, 1952: 331.
Epistictinini Hincks, 1952: 329, 331; Seeno and Wilcox, 1982: 171.

Primary references

Chapuis, F. 1875. Tome onzième. Famille des phytophages. In: Lacordaire, J.T. & Chapuis, F. (eds) Histoire naturelle des insectes. Genera des coléoptères, ou exposé méthodique et critique de tous les genres proposés jusqu'ici dans cet ordre d'insectes. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 420 pp. BHL. Reference page.
Gressitt, J.L. 1952. The tortoise beetles of China (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 4 27(17): 433–592. BHL.
Hincks, W.D. 1952. The genera of the Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 103: 327–358. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1952.tb01061.x Paywall.

Additional references

Borowiec, L. 1985b. Contribution to the knowledge of African Cassidinae, 1 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 55: 223–244. ResearchGate Open access. Reference page.
Borowiec, L. 1994. A monograph of the Afrotropical Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Part I. Introduction, morphology, key to the genera, and reviews of the tribes Epistictinini, Basiprionotini and Aspidimorphini (except the genus Aspidimorpha). Genus. Supplement Vol. 2. Biologica Silesiae, Wrocław, 276 pp. PDF.
Bouchard, P., Bousquet, Y., Davies, A.E., Alonso-Zarazaga, M.A., Lawrence, J.F., Lyal, C.H.C., Newton, A.F., Reid, C.A.M., Schmitt, M., Ślipiński, S.A. & Smith, A.B.T. 2011. Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta). ZooKeys 88: 1–972. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 Open access. PMC: 3088472 Open access. Reference page.


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