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Species Odontota scapularis - Orange-shouldered Leaf Miner

Leaf Beetle - Odontota scapularis Orange-shouldered Leaf Miner - Odontota scapularis Odontota scapularis Xanochalepus potomica - Odontota scapularis St. Andrews leaf miner on Apios americana SA39 Odontota scapularis maybe 2015 1 - Odontota scapularis Orange-shouldered Leaf Miner - Odontota scapularis Durham 17-acre wood leaf miner on Apios americana D296 2016 2 - Odontota scapularis Odontota scapularis? - Odontota scapularis
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Odontota
Species scapularis (Orange-shouldered Leaf Miner)
Explanation of Names
Odontota scapularis (Olivier 1808)
Identification
femoral base orange (black in O. mundula)
Range
e US (ON-FL to MN-TX)(1)(2)
Food
host is normally Groundnut (Apios americana), but adults also found on a few other Fabaceae(3)
Print References
(4)
Internet References
Texas Entomology (Quinn 2007)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Cassidinae
Barney R.J., Clark S.M., Riley E.G. 2007. J. Kentucky Acad. Sci. 68: 132-144.
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.
4.The revision of the tribe Chalepini of America north of Mexico. III. Genus Odontota Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Butte, J.G. 1968. The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(4): 101-124.