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Species Miraces modesta

Miraces modesta (Horn) - Miraces modesta
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 Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Coelomerites)
Genus Miraces
Species modesta (Miraces modesta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Miraces modesta (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Halticidea modesta Horn 1893
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
2.5 mm (Horn, 1893)
Range
FL endemic (Monroe Co.) (2)
Food
Black ironwood - Krugiodendron ferreum (Rhamnaceae) (Michael C. Thomas, 2008)
Remarks
Described from a single specimen collected in Biscayne, Miami-Dade Co., Fla., by Mr. E. A. Schwarz. (Horn, 1893)
Rare (Michael C. Thomas, 21 July, 2008)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1893. The Galerucini of Boreal America. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 20: 57-136. Full Text
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.