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Genus Metachroma

Metachroma quercatum (Fabricius) - Metachroma quercatum Coleoptera - Metachroma carolinense Chrysomelidae, dorsal - Metachroma angustulum Chrysomelid? - Metachroma Metachroma californicum Crotch - Metachroma californicum Metachroma longulum Horn - Metachroma longulum Eumolpinae - Metachroma Chrysomelidae? - Metachroma
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn 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.