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Subspecies Calligrapha californica californica

californica? - Calligrapha californica leaf beetle - Calligrapha californica
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 Doryphorina
Genus Calligrapha
No Taxon (subgenus Bidensomela)
Species californica (Calligrapha californica)
Subspecies californica (Calligrapha californica californica)
Food
Host plants are Coreopsis, Bidens and Ambrosia - all composites.