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Species Disonycha xanthomelas - Spinach Flea Beetle

Beetle - Disonycha xanthomelas Disonycha xanthomelas? - Disonycha xanthomelas Spinach Flea Beetle - Disonycha xanthomelas Beetle - Disonycha xanthomelas Flea Beetle  - Disonycha xanthomelas small black and red beetle - leaf beetle? - Disonycha xanthomelas Disonycha xanthomelas (Dalman) - Disonycha xanthomelas Disonycha xanthomelas  - Disonycha xanthomelas
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
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)
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 - Map (1)(2), (basically everywhere except west coast states and provences)
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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)