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Genus Epitrix

Tiny beetle - Epitrix tuberis Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata flea beetle - Epitrix fuscula Yet another tiny flea beetle? - Epitrix fuscula Eggplant Flea Beetle - Epitrix fuscula Epitrix brevis - female Chrysomelidae, lateral - Epitrix cucumeris Eggplant Flea Beetle - Epitrix brevis
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