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Species Disonycha xanthomelas - Spinach 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 (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 Disonycha
Species xanthomelas (Spinach Flea Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Disonycha xanthomelas (Dalman)
Orig. Comb: Haltica xanthomelas Dalman 1823
Identification
note black at base of pronotum
Range
AZ-FL-PE-NT (1) (basically everywhere except CA to AK)
Life Cycle
on the underside of lambsquarters leaves
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.