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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Miraces aeneipennis

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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 Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Coelomerites)
Genus Miraces
Species aeneipennis (Miraces aeneipennis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Miraces aeneipennis Jacoby 1888
Syn: Halticidea delata Horn, 1893
Explanation of Names
aeneipennis (L). 'bronze-winged' (1)
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Range
AZ, c. TX to C. Amer. - Map (2)(3)
At least as far north as San Antonio in Texas.
Food
Found repeatedly on Condalia hookeri (Rhamnaceae). Also on Karwinskia humboldtiana (Rhamnaceae). (4)
Internet References
Type - Harvard, MCZ - (Halticidea delata Horn)
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.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.