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Species Trirhabda adela

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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 Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Coelomerites)
Genus Trirhabda
Species adela (Trirhabda adela)
Explanation of Names
Trirhabda adela Blake 1931
6-10 mm(1)
ON-SK through e. half of the US and across so. US(2)
Host: Helianthus tuberosus(2)
See Also
T. canadensis has a smaller, squared black spot on the head:
Print References
Blake D.H. (1931) Revision of the species of beetles of the genus Trirhabda north of Mexico. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 79: 1-36 (Full text)
Bingman W.K. (1942) The biology of Trirhabda adela Blake (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). MS thesis. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 66 pp.
Works Cited
1.A Synopsis of the North American Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
John A. Wilcox. 1965. New York State Museum and Science Service.
2.Phylogeny and host plant association in the leaf beetle genus Trirhabda LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Swigoňová Z., Kjer K.M. 2004. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 32: 358-374.