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Genus Trachymela

Completely in the dark - Trachymela sloanei Ladybird Beetle - Trachymela sloanei Realilty Check: Australian Tortoise Beetle? - Trachymela sloanei Helminkovakuoriainen - Trachymela sloanei Trachymela sloanei Chrysomelidae - Trachymela sloanei Trachymela sloanei? - Trachymela sloanei Trachymela sloanei? - Trachymela sloanei
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Paropsina
Genus Trachymela
Explanation of Names
Trachymela Weise 1908
A single (adventive) species in our area, ~120 spp. total(1)
native to Australasia; in our area, established in CA(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.