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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: Imatidiini
Genera: Aslamidium – Calliaspis – Caloclada – Cephaloleia – Cyclantispa – Demotispa – Euxema – Homalispa – Imatidium – Katkispa – Lechispa – Melanispa – Parentispa – Parimatidium – Pseudimatidium – Pseudostilpnaspis – Serratispa – Spaethaspis – Stenispa – Weiseispa – Windsorispa – Xanthispa – Xenispa – †Cephaloleichnites – †Denaeaspis

Imatidiini Hope, 1840

Imatidiidae Hope, 1840: 152
Cephaloleites Chapuis, 1875: 277 [syn. Staines (2002: 729)]
Himatidiites: Chapuis, 1875: 361
Cephaloleiini: Weise, 1910: 69
Himatidiitae: Spaeth, 1929: 113
Imatidiini: Hincks, 1952: 328

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Aslamidium sp.

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.
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.
Hope, F.W. 1840. The coleopterist's manual, part the third, containing various families, genera, and species, of beetles, recorded by Linneus and Fabricius. Also, descriptions of newly discovered and unpublished insects. London : J.C. Bridgewater and Bowdery & Kerby. 191 pp. + 3 pls. BHL Reference page.
Staines, C.L. 2002. The New World tribes and genera of hispines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae. Cassidinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104(3): 721–784. BHL. Reference page.
Weise, J. 1910. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der amerikanischen Hispinen. Archiv Für Naturgeschichte 76(1): 67–127. BHL.

Additional references

Albertoni, F.F. 2017. Morphology and natural history of two species of bromeliad leaf beetles in the genus Calliaspis Dejean, 1836 from Southern Brazil, with a summary of the current knowledge of Imatidiini immatures (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Zootaxa 4312(1): 113–142. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4312.1.5. Reference page.
Borowiec, L. 2000b. Notes on the genus Stilpnaspis Weise, with description of Pseudostilpnaspis, new genus and eleven new species of the tribe Imatidiini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: cassidoid Hispinae). Genus 11(2): 147–195. Full article (PDF). Reference page.
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. [authority for Imatidiini is Hope, 1840]
Chaboo, C. & Engel, M.S. 2009. Eocene tortoise beetles from the Green River Formation in Colorado, U.S.A. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Systematic Entomology 34(2): 202–209. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00456.x Open access.
Sekerka, L. 2014. Review of Imatidiini genera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54(1): 257–314. PDF. Biotaxa Reference page. [Imatidiini used as valid name for tribe, based on Bouchard et al., 2011]
Sekerka, L. 2017. Taxonomic changes within Imatidiini and Hybosispini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 57(2): 351–380. DOI: 10.1515/aemnp-2017-0081 Open access. PDF. Reference page. [Imatidiini used as valid name for tribe]
Staines, C.L. 2009. Generic reassignment of species in the tribe Cephaloleiini Chapuis, 1875 (Coleoptera: Cassidinae). Insecta Mundi 0107: 1–4. PDF.


Imatidiini. Cassidinae of the world.
Tribe Imatidiini Hope 1840. Catalog of the Hispines of the World (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae).

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