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Species Calligrapha philadelphica - Dogwood Calligrapha

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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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Calligrapha
No Taxon (subgenus Calligrapha)
No Taxon (philadelphica group)
Species philadelphica (Dogwood Calligrapha)
Other Common Names
Dogwood Leaf Beetle
Explanation of Names
Calligrapha philadelphica (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
7-9 mm(1)
Identification
Head and thorax dark metallic green, elytra off white marked with dark spots and stripes, and the antennae, legs, and mouthparts are brown.
Range
n. & e. NA south to GA-LA-NE-WA(2)
Habitat
Woods, forest edges
Food
on Cornus (dogwood)(1)