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Photo#19801
Leaf Beetles mating - Blepharida rhois

Leaf Beetles mating - Blepharida rhois
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
June 8, 2005
Size: 6mm

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Blepharida rhois - sumac flea beetle
Det. per EGRiley:

Blepharida (Blepharida) rhois (Forster)

Family Chrysomelidae, Subfamily Galerucinae, Tribe Alticini

Pattern changes further west, e.g.

http://cedarcreek.umn.edu/insects/album/024107145001ap.html

http://www.ndsu.nodak.edu/entomology/coleoptera/fleabeetle8.htm

Mike Quinn

Texas Beetle Info
http://www.TexasEnto.net/beetles.htm

 
sumac flea beetle
Mike, thanks for the id, and the sites to compare it with.

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