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Species Pachybrachis brevicollis

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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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
Species brevicollis (Pachybrachis brevicollis)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachis brevicollis LeConte, 1880
Size
Length 2.75 to 3.4 mm (ave 3 mm) (1)
Range
Rocky Mtns (MT, CO, w. to c. TX) (2)
Food
reportedly repeatedly coll'ed from smooth sumac - Rhus glabra (Anacardiaceae) per Riley & Enns (1979) (3)
Remarks
Type coll'ed in Texas by Belfrage. (1)
See Also
The general appearance of this species is altogether like that of numerous other medium sized dull yellow and brownish mottled Pachys (1)
Print References
Riley, E.G. and W.R. Enns. 1979. An annotated checklist of Missouri leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Transactions, Missouri Academy of Science 13: 53–83.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys
H. C. Fall. 1915. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 41, No. 3: 291–486 .
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.