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Genus Epitrix

Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata beetle - Epitrix humeralis Beetle - Epitrix cucumeris horse-nettle flea beetle - Epitrix fuscula beetle - Epitrix humeralis beetle - Epitrix humeralis Epitrix fasciata - male Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata
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)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)
Genus Epitrix
Explanation of Names
Epitrix Foudras in Mulsant 1859
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1), >100 total(2)
Range
nearly worldwide(2); a few have become invasive in Europe on potatoes
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.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.
3.[Online] Guide to Palearctic flea beetle genera, by Alexander S. Konstantinov and Natalia J. Vanderberg