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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: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Cetoniinae
Tribus: Gymnetini
Subtribus: Gymnetina
Genus: Hoplopygothrix
Species (2): H. atropurpurea – H. boliviensis

Hoplopygothrix Schürhoff, 1933: 94

Type species: Gymnetis atropurpurea Schaum, 1841: 48 by monotypy.

Primary references

Schürhoff, P.N. 1933: Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Cetoniden III. Entomologisches Nachrichtenblatt, 7: 89–96. [original description: p. 94]

Additional references

Ratcliffe, B.C. 2011. Hoplopygothrix Schürhoff revisited: a new species and country record for Bolivia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini). Coleopterists bulletin 65: 63–66. DOI: 10.1649/0010-065X-65.1.63


Schoolmeesters P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page. [accessed on May 6, 2017]

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