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Genus Monocesta

black and yellow beetle - Monocesta coryli beetle - Monocesta coryli Chrysomelidae type 1 - Monocesta coryli Monocesta coryii? - Monocesta coryli Driveway Beetle - Monocesta coryli Larger Elm Leaf Beetle - Monocesta coryli Beetle to ID - Monocesta coryli Pumpkin beetle - Aulacophora - Monocesta coryli
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Coelomerites)
Genus Monocesta
Explanation of Names
Monocesta H. Clark 1865
Numbers
a single species in our area, ~30 spp. total(1)
Range
neotropical group ranging into se. US (to PA-KS)(1)
Works Cited
1.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.