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Demotina
Leaf Beetle - Demotina modesta, Leesylvania State Park, Woodbridge, Virginia.jpg
Demotina modesta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Eumolpinae
Tribe: Bromiini
Genus: Demotina
Baly, 1863
Type species
Demotina bowringii
Baly, 1863
Synonyms

Leprotes Weise, 1923
(nec Baly, 1863)

Demotina is a genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Eumolpinae. There are over 50 described species in Demotina. The genus is native to Asia, Australia and Oceania, though one species (Demotina modesta) is an adventive species in the southeastern United States in North America. Some species are known to be parthenogenetic.

Species

These species belong to the genus Demotina:

  • Demotina albomaculata Tan, 1992
  • Demotina albonotata Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina alni Chûjô, 1956 g
  • Demotina andrewesi Jacoby, 1904
  • Demotina atra (Pic, 1923)
  • Demotina aurosquama Chûjô, 1961
  • Demotina australis (Weise, 1923)
  • Demotina bicoloriceps Tan, 1992
  • Demotina bifasciata Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina bipunctata Jacoby, 1885
  • Demotina bivittata Baly, 1867
  • Demotina bowringii Baly, 1863
  • Demotina ceylonensis Jacoby, 1887
  • Demotina collaris Eroshkina, 1992
  • Demotina costata Eroshkina, 1992
  • Demotina cylindricollis Gressitt, 1957
  • Demotina decorata Baly, 1874
  • Demotina decoratella Chûjô, 1956 g
  • Demotina difficilis Bryant, 1936
  • Demotina dissimilis Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina elegans Chûjô & Shirôzu, 1955 g
  • Demotina evansi Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina fasciata Baly, 1874
  • Demotina fasciculata Baly, 1874
  • Demotina flavicornis Tan & Zhou in Zhou & Tan, 1997
  • Demotina flavipes Bryant, 1936
  • Demotina fragilis Gressitt, 1957
  • Demotina fulva Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina gansuica Chen, 1940
  • Demotina glochidiona Gressitt, 1957
  • Demotina grisea Baly, 1867
  • Demotina imasakai Isono, 1990
  • Demotina inaequalis (Pic, 1927)
  • Demotina incostata Takizawa, 1978 g
  • Demotina inhirsuta (Pic, 1923)
  • Demotina irregularis Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina jansoni Baly, 1867
  • Demotina javanensis Bryant, 1946
  • Demotina lateralis Gahan, 1900
  • Demotina lewisi Jacoby, 1887
  • Demotina major Chûjô, 1958
  • Demotina medvedevi Moseyko, 2005
  • Demotina medvedeviana Moseyko, 2006
  • Demotina metallica Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina minuta Jacoby, 1908
  • Demotina minutella Moseyko, 2005
  • Demotina modesta Baly, 1874 i c g b
  • Demotina montana Chûjô, 1956 g
  • Demotina multinotata Pic, 1929
  • Demotina murina Baly, 1867
  • Demotina nodosa Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina obscurata Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina ornata Baly, 1867
  • Demotina pallipes Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina parvula Baly, 1867
  • Demotina pauperata Baly, 1867
  • Demotina piceonotata Pic, 1929
  • Demotina postica Chen, 1935
  • Demotina pseudoimasakai Park, 2013
  • Demotina pubescens Gressitt, 1957
  • Demotina pustulosa Chen, 1935
  • Demotina quercicola Takizawa, 2017
  • Demotina regularis Eroshkina, 1992
  • Demotina rufonotata (Pic, 1924)
  • Demotina rufopicea Baly, 1867
  • Demotina rugicollis Baly, 1867
  • Demotina rugosata Gressitt, 1957
  • Demotina sapensis Romantsov & Moseyko, 2019
  • Demotina sasakawai Nakane & Kimoto, 1959
  • Demotina serriventris Isono, 1990 g
  • Demotina silvatica Eroshkina, 1992
  • Demotina squamosa Isono, 1990
  • Demotina striata Bryant, 1957
  • Demotina sumatrana Jacoby, 1896
  • Demotina thei Chen, 1940
  • Demotina thoracica Jacoby, 1887
  • Demotina tuberosa Chen, 1935
  • Demotina veitchi Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina vernalis Isono, 1990
  • Demotina vietnamica Eroshkina, 1992
  • Demotina vitiensis Bryant, 1931
  • Demotina wallacei Baly, 1867
  • Demotina weisei Eroshkina, 1992

Synonyms:

  • Demotina balyi Jacoby, 1889: moved to Hyperaxis
  • Demotina minuta Eroshkina, 1992 (preoccupied by D. minuta Jacoby, 1908): renamed to Demotina minutella Moseyko, 2005
  • Demotina nigrita Eroshkina, 1992: moved to Hyperaxis
  • Demotina punctata Takizawa, 1978: synonym of Demotina montana Chûjô, 1956
  • Demotina serraticollis Baly, 1867: moved to Pseudometaxis

Data sources: i = ITIS, c = Catalogue of Life, g = GBIF, b = Bugguide.net

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