Aulacophora

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Aulacophora is a genus of beetles in the family Chrysomelidae, commonly known as pumpkin beetles; some species are pests of agricultural crops. The genus was named by the French entomologist and expert on beetles, Pierre François Marie Auguste Dejean. The name, from Ancient Greek, signifies "furrow-bearer"' from aulax, "furrow".

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  1. (c) PK Yeung, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/16416713
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