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Genus Paranapiacaba

Desert leaf beetle - Paranapiacaba tricincta Paranapiacaba connexa (J. L. LeConte) - Paranapiacaba connexa Paranapiacaba connexa Diabrotica,relation - Paranapiacaba tricincta Unknown 'Bug' - Paranapiacaba tricincta Paranapiacaba tricincta (Say) - Paranapiacaba tricincta checkered melon beetle on alfalfa flowers while a crab spider watches - Paranapiacaba tricincta Paranapiacaba tricincta? - Paranapiacaba tricincta
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 Diabroticina
No Taxon (Section Diabroticites)
Genus Paranapiacaba
Explanation of Names
Paranapiacaba J. Bechyné 1958
2 spp. in our area, ~60 total(1)
neotropical group ranging into sw. US (TX-KS-CO-AZ)(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.