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Genus Phaedon

Pool beetle 3 - Phaedon desotonis Chryso 1 - Phaedon armoraciae Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Leaf Beetle? - Phaedon Leaf Beetle? - Phaedon 825W16 - Phaedon viridis - female Beetle - Phaedon laevigatus
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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Chrysomelina
Genus Phaedon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld in Dahl 1823
8 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, __ spp. in 5 subgenera total(2)
much of the world & most of our area(2)
Works Cited
1.A taxonomic revision of the genus Phaedon north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Balsbaugh E.U. 1983. North Dakota Insects Schafer-Post Series 15, 73 pp.
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.