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Species Longitarsus melanurus

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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 (Longitarsus Genus Group)
Genus Longitarsus
Species melanurus (Longitarsus melanurus)
Explanation of Names
Longitarsus melanurus (F.E. Melsheimer 1847)
Size
2-2.5 mm
Identification
Dorsum distinctly alutaceous, moderately shining, brownish-piceous, antennae reddish brown, darker apically, legs except for hind femora yellowish.(1)
Range
ne. & Central US
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Fauske G.M. (2003-2006) Common flea beetles of North Dakota