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Species Phyllotreta zimmermanni - Zimmerman's Flea Beetle

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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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)
Genus Phyllotreta
Species zimmermanni (Zimmerman's Flea Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllotreta zimmermanni (Crotch)
Orig. Comb: Orchestris zimmermanni Crotch, 1873
Range
holarctic, incl. most of NA - Map (1)(2)(3).
Remarks
Considered invasive in this country. (Capinera 2002)
See Also
First 4 antennal segments of liebecki light brown, 5-11 dark brown; male with 5th antennal segment stouter than striolata but less stout than in P. zimmermanni. (4)

Det. Boris Büche, 2017
Print References
Capinera, J.L. 2002. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist. Spring
Crotch, G.R. 1873. Materials for the study of the Phytophaga of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 25: 19-83.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.