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Genus Phaedon

Phaedon viridis F. E. Melsheimer - Phaedon viridis Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Beautiful Blue, Chrysolina? - Phaedon oviformis Beetle - Phaedon laevigatus - female Beetle - Phaedon laevigatus Chrysomelidae - Phaedon purpureus
Classification
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 Chrysomelina
Genus Phaedon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld in Dahl 1823
Numbers
8 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, __ spp. in 5 subgenera total(2)
Range
much of the world & most of our area(2)
Works Cited
1.A taxonomic revision of the genus Phaedon north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Balsbaugh E.U. 1983. North Dakota Insects Schafer-Post Series 15, 73 pp.
2.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.