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Species Pteleon brevicornis

Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby) - Pteleon brevicornis golden cactus flower beetle - Pteleon brevicornis Cantharis ? - Pteleon brevicornis beetle on cactus petals - Pteleon brevicornis Chrysomelidae? - Pteleon brevicornis Pteleon? - Pteleon brevicornis Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby) - Pteleon brevicornis Very small beetle - Pteleon brevicornis
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 Luperini
Subtribe Luperina-subtribe
Genus Pteleon
Species brevicornis (Pteleon brevicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby)
Orig. Comb: Malacosoma brevicornis Jacoby, 1887
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification
variable

Dets. E. G. Riley, 2016
Range
sw US (CA-TX, UT-NV) / n. Mex. (2)
Food
asso. w/ wide var. of plants (3)
Print References
Jacoby, M. 1887. Biologia Centrali-Americana, Insecta, Coleoptera, Galerucidae, vol. 6. pt. 1, London. pp. 497-582. (pg 582)
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn
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.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.