The largest genus of the family and one of the largest animal genera in the world, with 174 spp. (in 2 subgenera) in our area(1), of which 9 adventive(2), and almost 2900 spp. worldwide, arranged in ~40 subgenera(3)
throughout NA(4)(1)(3); all the adventive spp. except A. sulcicollis occur in the Asia Pacific region(2)
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