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Genus Metachroma

Leaf Beetle - Metachroma longicolle Orito - Metachroma Metachroma quercatum (Fabricius) - Metachroma quercatum ? - Metachroma longicolle Beetle - Metachroma Beetle - Metachroma Chrysomelidae - Metachroma Metachroma viticola Linell - Metachroma viticola
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 Typophorini
Genus Metachroma
Explanation of Names
Metachroma Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
~40 spp. in our area, ~140 total(1)
review in(2)
mostly Caribbean and Nearctic(1)
member of the section Metachromites Chapuis 1874
Print References
Blake D.H. (1973) Two new species of the genus Metachroma Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 75: 408-410 (Full text)
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 Review of the Beetles of the Genus Metachroma Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Blake, Doris Holmes. 1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 57: iii + 111 pp.