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Genus Paria

Strawberry Rootworm - Paria fragariae-complex Beetle - Paria Beetle - Paria Paria - Paria arizonensis Paria Beetle - Paria Paria fragariae - Paria fragariae-complex Beetle - Paria frosti
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Typophorini
No Taxon (Section Typophorites)
Genus Paria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The taxonomy of the genus is difficult; some of the "species" may actually be complexes of sibling species(1)
Explanation of Names
Paria J.L. LeConte 1858
Numbers
19 described spp. in our area, ~40 total(1)
Range
New World; in our area, e. US (to AZ in the south) and adjacent Canada(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.