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Photo#176973
leaf beetle - - Brachypnoea tristis

leaf beetle - - Brachypnoea tristis
Medford, (~25 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Size: 3.8mm
Any chance this is Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh, an introduced pest, based on Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a Coreopsis (Asteraceae) pest new to Florida ? Unfortunately I lost the exact date (2007) and any plant type associated with where I found this one, other than in my NJ backyard. I do have some of the stated Coreopsis spp. host plants around the flowerbeds. The greenish pronotum and elongate shape seem to fit the description well. As always, suggestions and corrections welcome :)

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Thanks again Rob,

Moved from Brachypnoea.

Brachyphnoea tristis
It is Brachyphnoea tristis, the most common species. Your specimen is some greener than the ones we already have and also the legs are reddish. This is why I hesitated at first, but it is within the species variation I´ve now discovered.

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Thanks for your ID and your gentle correction of my mis-ID.

Moved from Leaf Beetles.

Brachyphnoea
no, not even the same subfamily. I agree it looks similar. This is Brachyphnoea though, an Eumolpinae.