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Genus Odontota

Locust leaf miner - Odontota dorsalis Missing antennae - Odontota dorsalis Orange-shouldered Leaf Miner - Odontota scapularis Odontota scapularis (Olivier) - Odontota scapularis Unidentified beetle in marsh  - Odontota dorsalis Locust Leaf Miner eggs - Odontota dorsalis Odontota signaticollis (Baly) - Odontota signaticollis Durham 17-acre wood leaf miner on Apios americana D296 2016 2 - Odontota scapularis
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 Odontota
Explanation of Names
Odontota Chevrolat 1837
7 spp., all in our area(1)
2.5-8 mm(2)
se. Canada to S. America(3)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the hispines of the World
2.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.