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Genus Eumolpus

Eumolpus robustus (Horn) - Eumolpus robustus - male Eumolpus robustus (Horn) - Eumolpus robustus - male
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 Eumolpini
Genus Eumolpus
Explanation of Names
Eumolpus Weber 1801
In Greek mythology, Eumolpus was the son of Poseidon and Chione
Numbers
A single species in our area, ~40 spp. total(1)
Size
the largest members of the subfamily(1)
Range
neotropical group with one old record in AZ(1)
Remarks
member of the section Eumolpites
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.