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Species Trirhabda canadensis - Goldenrod Leaf Beetle

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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 Trirhabda
Species canadensis (Goldenrod Leaf Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Trirhabda canadensis (Kirby 1837)
Size
7-10 mm(1)
Range
across so. Canada, south to TX(2)
Food
hosts: Solidago canadensis, S. missouriensis(2)
Works Cited
1.A Synopsis of the North American Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
John A. Wilcox. 1965. New York State Museum and Science Service.
2.Phylogeny and host plant association in the leaf beetle genus Trirhabda LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Swigoňová Z., Kjer K.M. 2004. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 32: 358-374.