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Species Epitrix fasciata

Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata Tobacco Flea Beetle - Epitrix fasciata Tiny Brown Beetle - Epitrix fasciata Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata Epitrix fasciata - male Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata Epitrix fasciata
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)
No Taxon (Crepidodera Genus Group)
Genus Epitrix
Species fasciata (Epitrix fasciata)
Other Common Names
Banded Epitrix
Explanation of Names
Epitrix fasciata Blatchley 1918
fasciat (L). 'banded' (1)
Numbers
12 spp. in this genus n. of Mex. (2)
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Range
mostly coastal states TX-FL-NJ / south to S. Amer. (2)(BG data)

Considered invasive in this country. (Capinera, John L. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist. Spring 2002)
Season
Apr-Aug (BG data)
Food
polyphagus (3)
Print References
Blatchley, W.S. 1918. On some new or noteworthy Coleoptera from the west coast of Florida.-IV. The Canadian Entomologist 50(2): 52-59.
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.