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Genus Synetocephalus

Chrysomelidae - Synetocephalus Synetocephalus vandykei (Blake) - Synetocephalus vandykei Beetles on Blazing Star - Synetocephalus - male - female Chrysomelid - Synetocephalus? - Synetocephalus Chrysomelid - Synetocephalus? - Synetocephalus Synetocephalus? - Synetocephalus Small black and yellow beetle - Synetocephalus Synetocephalus? - Synetocephalus
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 Luperini
Subtribe Luperina-subtribe
No Taxon (Section Scelidites)
Genus Synetocephalus
Explanation of Names
Synetocephalus Fall 1910
Numbers
10 described + several undescribed* spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
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*still undescribed as of 11.xi.2010, according to Dr Clark. =v=
Range
w. US (WY-WA-AZ) to Baja(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.