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Species Tymnes metasternalis

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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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Tymnes
Species metasternalis (Tymnes metasternalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tymnes metasternalis (Crotch)
Orig. Comb: Typophorus metasternalis Crotch 1873
Size
4.5-5.0 mm
Identification
Sides of metasternum densely, coarsely punctate (1)
Range
e US (TX-GA-NY-MO) (2)
Season
Mar-May (BG data),(3)
Food
Reported from a variety of hard woods including: hazel, juniper, oak, hickory, walnut, hawthorn and grape (4)
Print References
Crotch, G.R. 1873. Materials for the study of the Phytophaga of the United States. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 25: 19-83.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.
4.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.