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Species Anomoea nitidicollis

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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 Clytrini
Subtribe Clytrina
Genus Anomoea
Species nitidicollis (Anomoea nitidicollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomoea nitidicollis Schaeffer [1920]
Explanation of Names
nitidicollis (L). 'shining neck' (1)
Numbers
4 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
9.75 mm (Type)
Identification
a variable species:

Dets. E. G. Riley

Type spmn coll'ed in TX:
Range
NM-FL-GA (2), (BG data)
Food
Collected from whitethorn acacia (Vachellia [=Acacia] constricta, Fabaceae) on several occasions in western Texas, including one time when the authors found the beetles in a mating swarm on this plant. (3)
Remarks
described from a single specimen, a female, in the Dietz collection which probably came from New Braunfels, Tex.
Print References
Schaeffer, C.F.A. 1919(1920). Synonymical and other notes on some species of the family Chrysomelidae and descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 23: 307-340. (Full Text)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.