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Genus Myochrous

Beetle? - Myochrous small beetle ? - Myochrous Chrysomelidae - Myochrous Beetle - Myochrous squamosus ???? - Myochrous chysomelid - Myochrous Southern Corn Leaf Beetle complex? - Myochrous Southern Corn Leaf Beetle complex? - Myochrous
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Myochrous
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated in Adoxini(1)
Explanation of Names
Myochrous Erichson 1847
Numbers
13 spp. in our area, >50 total(1)
Identification
revised by Blake (1950)(2)
Range
New World (widespread), incl. most of the US & adjacent Canada(1)
Remarks
At least some species are unusual in that they are seldom found on plants during daytime (apparently spending much of their lives near ground) but can be abundant at night on the upper portions of plants(1)
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.
2.A revision of the beetles of the genus Myochrous
Blake D.H. 1950. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 101: 1-64.