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Genus Aulacothorax

 Leaf Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Unknown Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Unknown Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina - male Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Unid. Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina Beetle - Aulacothorax copalina - female
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 Alticini (Flea Beetles)
Genus Aulacothorax
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthaltica Crotch 1873 (synonymized by Bezděk & Konstantinov 2017)
Explanation of Names
Aulacothorax Boheman 1858
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, a few more in Mexico(1)
Range
se. Canada to Mexico; widespread in our area(1)
Food
Adults on Anacardiaceae(1)
Print References
Bezděk J., Konstantinov A.S. (2017) Forgotten Aulacothorax Boheman, 1858, a Senior Synonym of Orthaltica Crotch, 1873 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Galerucinae: Alticini). Col. Bull. 71: 791-795. http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1649/0010-065X-71.4.791
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.