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Genus Dysphenges

Possible Dysph enges - Dysphenges penrosei Possible Dysph enges - Dysphenges penrosei Dysphenges rileyi Gilbert & Andrews - Dysphenges rileyi Dysphenges rileyi Gilbert & Andrews - Dysphenges rileyi
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 (Glenidion Genus Group)
Genus Dysphenges
Explanation of Names
Dysphenges Horn 1894
4 spp. in our area, ~20 total(1) (only 1 sp. listed in Riley et al. (2003)(2))
MO-TX & AZ to Guatemala(1)
Works Cited
1.Three new species of the genus Dysphenges Horn 1894 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini) from the United States
Gilbert A.J., Riley E.G. 2012. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 88: 163-172.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.