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Genus Gonioctena

Beetle - Gonioctena americana American Aspen Beetle - Gonioctena americana Gonioctena notmani Gonioctena notmani Gonioctena nivosa Leaf Beetle - Gonioctena americana Leaf Beetle - Gonioctena americana Leaf Beetle - Gonioctena americana
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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Paropsina
Genus Gonioctena
Explanation of Names
Gonioctena Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
4 spp. in our area (all in the nominate subgenus) + dozens in the Old World, arranged in 10 subgenera(1)
Range
in our area, Canada and n. US(1)
Food
Feed on poplars and willows
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.