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Genus Labidomera

Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle on Milkweed plant - Labidomera clivicollis beetle larva - Labidomera clivicollis Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle - Labidomera clivicollis Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle - Labidomera clivicollis Labidomera clivicollis early 3rd-instar excrete waste - Labidomera clivicollis Labidomera clivicollis still inside egg, ready to hatch - Labidomera clivicollis Labidomera clivicollis - Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle - Labidomera clivicollis Labidomera clivicollis
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Labidomera
Explanation of Names
Labidomera Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
A single species in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Range
s. Canada to C. America(1)
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.