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Genus Zygogramma

Zygogramma disrupta (Rogers) - Zygogramma disrupta Punctate Elytra and Distinctive Markings - Zygogramma tortuosa Zygogramma arizonica Schaeffer - Zygogramma arizonica Zygogramma opifera. ? - Zygogramma opifera Zygogramma opifera. ? - Zygogramma opifera Zygogramma continua? - Zygogramma continua Doryphorina - Zygogramma estriata Ragweed Leaf Beetle - Zygogramma suturalis
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 Zygogramma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our species of Zygogramma, all being members of the subg. Zygospila, should be moved to Calligrapha because Calligrapha and Zygospila are reciprocally paraphyletic and should be merged into a larger genus Calligrapha(1)
Explanation of Names
Zygogramma Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
13 spp. in our area (all in the subg. Zygospila Achard 1923), ~100 spp. total(2)
New World; in our area, primarily western(2)
Works Cited
1.Multilocus molecular systematics and evolution in time and space of Calligrapha (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae).
Montelongo, T. and J. Gómez‐Zurita. 2014. Zoologica Scripta 43(6): 605-628.
2.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.