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Genus Sumitrosis

leaf beetle - Sumitrosis inaequalis Chalepini - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis? - Sumitrosis inaequalis Cassidinae, dorsal - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis Cassidinae, ventral - Sumitrosis inaequalis on Aster drummondii - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis pallescens (Baley) - Sumitrosis pallescens
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Sumitrosis
Explanation of Names
Sumitrosis Butte 1969
4 spp. in our area, 60 total(1)
primarily neotropical (most diverse in the equatorial region); in our area, 3 spp. widespread (all reach Canada but only one reaches the Pacific Coast) + one in se. US (MD-FL-TX)(1)