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Species Acalymma trivittatum - Western Striped Cucumber Beetle

Kick boxing leaf beetle - Acalymma trivittatum Leaf Beetle on Coyote Gourd - Acalymma trivittatum Acalymma trivittatum Unknown Beetle - Acalymma trivittatum Western Striped Cucumber Beetle? - Acalymma trivittatum Acalymma trivittatum couple - Acalymma trivittatum - male - female Acalymma trivittatum Western Striped Cucumber Beetle? - Acalymma trivittatum
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 Luperini
Subtribe Diabroticina
No Taxon (Section Diabroticites)
Genus Acalymma
Species trivittatum (Western Striped Cucumber Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Acalymma trivittatum (Mannerheim 1843)
Identification
black below
Range
w. US (WA-CA to UT-TX) to C. America(1)
Food
Both larvae and adults feed on Cucurbitaceae(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occuring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.