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Genus Phaedon

Chryso 1 - Phaedon armoraciae Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Phaedon cyanescens Stål - Phaedon cyanescens Small Black-Blue iridescent Beetle - Phaedon purpureus Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis Leaf Beetle? - Phaedon Small Beetle - Phaedon purpureus Phaedon
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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Chrysomelina
Genus Phaedon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised by Balsbaugh (1983)(1)
Explanation of Names
Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld in Dahl 1823
Numbers
9 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, __ spp. in 5 subgenera total(2)(3)
Range
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.
3.A new species of Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1823 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Utah and Colorado, USA.
Clark, S.M. and A.J. Gilbert. 2019. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(1):193-199.