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Genus Agasicles

Alligatorweed Flea Beetle - Agasicles hygrophila Agasicles hygrophila Alligatorweed Flea Beetle - Agasicles hygrophila Blister Beetle? What species? - Agasicles hygrophila Agasicles hygrophila unkn beetle - Agasicles hygrophila Aquatic Plant Leaf Beetle - Agasicles hygrophila Yellow and black beetle - Agasicles hygrophila
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 Alticini (Flea Beetles)
No Taxon (Disonycha Genus Group)
Genus Agasicles
Explanation of Names
Agasicles Jacoby 1904
A single (introduced) species in our area, 5 spp. total(1)
native to S. America, one sp. imported elsewhere (incl. the US) for weed control purposes; in our area, established in se. US (SC-TX)(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.