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Genus Hippuriphila

Hippuriphila canadensis - male Hippuriphila equiseti - female Hippuriphila mancula - female Leaf Beetle - Hippuriphila canadensis Leaf Beetle - Hippuriphila canadensis
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 Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)
No Taxon (Crepidodera Genus Group)
Genus Hippuriphila
Explanation of Names
Hippuriphila Foudras in Mulsant 1859
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic boreal (in NA, south to NY & n. CA)(1)
Food
on Equisetum(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.