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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Glyptina

Alticini - Glyptina little jumping beetle - Glyptina Beetle - Glyptina cyanipennis Glyptina nivalis Horn - Glyptina nivalis Glyptina atriventris Glyptina sp. on Croton - Glyptina Glyptina nivalis Horn - Glyptina nivalis Glyptina
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 (Longitarsus Genus Group)
Genus Glyptina
Explanation of Names
Glyptina J.L. LeConte 1859
Numbers
15 spp. in our area(1)
Range
New World(2)
Food
most feed on Euphorbiaceae(2)(3)
Remarks
Genus needs revision.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.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.
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.