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Species Pachybrachis trinotatus

Beetle - Pachybrachis trinotatus Beetle on goldenrod leaf - Pachybrachis trinotatus Beetle - Pachybrachis trinotatus Beetle - Pachybrachis trinotatus Beetle - Pachybrachis trinotatus Pachybrachis trinotatus (Melsheimer) - Pachybrachis trinotatus - female John M Coffman - Pachybrachis trinotatus Beetle - Pachybrachis trinotatus
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 Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon (Black Pachys)
Species trinotatus (Pachybrachis trinotatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pachybrachis trinotatus (Melsheimer)
Orig. Comb: Cryptocephalus trinotatus Melsheimer, 1847
Size
male size large: length 3.09 +/- 0.13 mm. (1)
Identification

Pronotum red with heavy, sharply defined, black M-mark, and with pale anterior and lateral margins; elytra entirely black. (1)
Range
e. N. Amer. (AL-FL-NY-KS / ON-QC) (2)(1)
Season
June-July (BG data)
Food
wild indigo - Baptisia (Fabaceae) (3)
See Also
- Range: coastal se US, plus NJ
Pachybrachis pulvinatus Suffrian
Det. E. G. Riley, 1988
Works Cited
1.Pachybrachis (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae) of eastern Canada
Barney et al. 2013. ZooKeys 332: 95–175.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.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.