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Flea Beetle - Neocrepidodera robusta

Flea Beetle - Neocrepidodera robusta
Orangeville (N43º57'29.8"W080º05'27.8"elev.391m), Dufferin, Ontario, Canada
July 13, 2008
Size: 3 mm
Found on a garden shrub in the morning. I suspect a Longitarsus.

Moved from Flea Beetles.

Moved from Leaf Beetles.

Moved from Mantura.

this is no Mantura
Neocrepidodera or a close kin

Thanks, Rob.
It does look different from the ones already in the guide. The Coleoptera Checklist lists one Mantura (floridana) for Ontario, and it looks somewhat like the one here . Don't know if that could be the one? Of course, there might be new species in Ontario by this time...

I believe there is only one species in north america. The one you refer to is Mantura chrysanthemi floridana. A subspecies or form apparently. I agree it looks some more like your specimen. Your specimen seems smoother though. I don´t see the deep punctures on the pronotum. Maybe this is variable and it is Mantura chrysanthemi after all. I hope other specilists will leave there opions as well.

not a Longitarsus, which has a smooth pronotum. It reminded me of Mantura, but it looks different to the pictures in the guide

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