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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: Trachytetra
Species: T. robusta – T. rugulosa

Trachyaphthona species: T. aethiops – T. aterrima – T. cechovskyi – T. elegans – T. flavoapicata – T. kelantani – T. malayana – T. metallica – T. minuta – T. nubila – T. obscura – T. pahangi – T. sulawesiana – T. violacea

Trachytetra Sharp, 1886: 448

Type species: Phyllotreta rugulosa Broun, 1880, by monotypy.

Zipangia Heikertinger, 1924: 39
Type species: Haltica obscura Jacoby, 1885, by monotypy.
Trachyaphthona Heikertinger, 1924: 34 [syn. Konstantinov & Prathapan (2008: 413); considered doubtful or incorrect by Medvedev (2017: 426)]
Type species: Aphthona sordida Baly, 1874, by monotypy.
Amydus Chen, 1935: 76 [syn. Konstantinov & Prathapan (2008: 413)]
Type species: Amydus castanea Chen, 1935, by monotypy.
Monodaltica Bechyné, 1955: 509 [syn. Konstantinov & Prathapan (2008: 413)]
Type species: Monodaltica guineensis Bechyné, 1955, by original designation.
Typhodes Samuelson, 1984: 32 [syn. Konstantinov & Prathapan (2008: 413)]
Type species: Typhodes aetherius Samuelson, 1984, by original designation.

Primary references

Bechyné, J. 1955. Über die westafrikanischen Alticiden (Col. Phytophaga). Entomologische Arbeiten aus dem Museum G. Frey 6(2): 486–568. BHL Full article (zobodat). Reference page.
Chen, S.H. 1935. Coleoptera Halticinae de la collection du Muséum recueillis par le Dr J. Harmand au Sikkim. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 40(5): 75–80. Online.
Heikertinger, F. 1924. Die Halticinengenera der Palaearktis und Nearktis. Bestimmungstabellen. (Monographie der palaearktischen Halticinen: Systematischer Teil. - Zweites Stück.). Koleopterologische Rundschau 11: 25–70. PDF.
Konstantinov, A.S. & Prathapan, 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.
Samuelson, G.A. 1984. Plant associated Alticinae from the Bismarck range, Papua New Guinea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Esakia 21: 31–47. hdl: 2324/2449 Open access.
Sharp, D. 1886. On New Zealand Coleoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species. Scientific transactions of the Royal Dublin Society (2)3: 351–454, plates XII–XIII. BHL. Internet Archive. Reference page.

Additional references

Macfarlane, R.P. Maddison, P.A., Andrew, I.G., Berry, J.A., Johns, P.M., Hoare, R.J.B., Larivière, M.-C., Greenslade, P., Henderson, R.C., Smithers, C.N., Palma, R.L., Ward, J.B., Pilgrim, R.L.C., Towns, D.R., McLellan, I., Teulon, D.A.J., Hitchings, T.R., Eastop, V.F., Martin, N.A., Fletcher, M.J., Stufkens, M.A.W., Dale, P.J., Burckhardt, D., Buckley, T.R. & Trewick, S.A. 2010: 9. Phylum Arthropoda subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects. Pp. 233-467 in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) 2010. New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. Reference page. Full chapter (PDF) Reference page.
Medvedev, L.N. 2008. New species of Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) from Sulawesi. Entomologica Basiliensia et Collections Frey 30: 243–261. Reference page. [not seen; as Trachyaphthona]
Medvedev, L.N. 2016. New and poorly known Oriental Chrysomelidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) in the collection of the Naturkundemuseum Erfurt. Vernate 35: 347–365. PDF. Reference page. [as Trachyaphthona]
Medvedev, L.N. 2017. New leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from New Guinea. Pp. 419–426, pl. 83. In: Telnov, D., Barclay, M.V.L. & Pauwels, O.S.G. (eds.) Biodiversity, biogeography and nature conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea. Volume III. The Entomological Society of Latvia, Riga. 658 pp. 172 pls. ISBN 978-9984-9768-8-4. BHL. Reference page.
Ruan, Y.-Y., Konstantinov, A.S., Prathapan, K.D., Zhang, M. & Yang, X.-K. 2019. A review of the genus Lankaphthona Medvedev, 2001, with comments on the modified phallobase and the unique abdominal appendage of L. binotata (Baly) (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae, Alticini). ZooKeys 857: 29–58. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.857.34465 Open access. Reference page. [two Trachyaphthona species transferred to Lankaphthona]
Samuelson, G.A. 1973. Alticinae of Oceania (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Pacific Insects Monograph 30: 1–165. PDF. Reference page.

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