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Genus Monoaster

Monoaster fulgidus (Wilcox) - Monoaster fulgidus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Luperini
Subtribe Luperina-subtribe
No Taxon (Section Scelidites)
Genus Monoaster
Explanation of Names
Monoaster (G). ‘single star’. The two included species are both from Texas, nicknamed The Lone Star State. (1)
Numbers
2 spp. (1)
Remarks
genus includes two species, both of which were originally named in the genus Pseudoluperus:
M. fulgidus (Wilcox, 1965) comb. nov,. and M. linus (Wilcox, 1965) et comb. nov. (1)
Works Cited
1.New World genera of Galerucinae (tribes Galerucini, Metacyclini, and Luperini): an annotated list and identification key.
Viswajyothi, K., & Clark, S.M. 2022. European Journal of Taxonomy, 842(1): 1-102.