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Genus Neohaemonia

Donaciinae, head & pronotum - Neohaemonia melsheimeri Neohaemonia minnesotensis Askevold - Neohaemonia minnesotensis - female Neohaemonia melsheimeri (Lacordaire) - Neohaemonia melsheimeri Leaf Beetle? - Neohaemonia nigricornis Unknown Beetle - Neohaemonia Unknown Beetle - Neohaemonia Unknown Beetle - Neohaemonia Chrysomeloidea ? - Neohaemonia
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 Donaciinae (Aquatic Leaf Beetles)
Genus Neohaemonia
Explanation of Names
Neohaemonia Sz├ękessy 1941
4 spp. in our area, 5 total(1)
nearctic genus; in our area, across so. Canada & n. US(1)
both larvae and adults aquatic(1)
Hosts: Potamogeton spp.(1)
our only representative of the tribe Haemoniini Chen 1941 that includes one more genus in the Palaearctic
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.