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Species Pachybrachis gracilipes

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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 gracilipes (Pachybrachis gracilipes)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachis gracilipes Fall 1915
gracilipes (L). 'slender foot' (1)
Size
Length 2.7 to 3 mm (2)
Identification
Fall's description:
Of medium size, rather brightly black and yellow mottled; eyes in the male separated by a distance which is less, and in the female more, than the vertical width of their upper lobes; no ocular lines; front tibiae scarcely widened apically; front claws of male small. (2)

Fall's last key couplet for this sp:
Side margins of prothorax smooth, markings throughout black or nearly so, and more sharply contrasting. (2)
Range
w TX (2)(3)
Print References
Fall, H.C. 1915. A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 41: 291-486. (2)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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 .
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.