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Genus Zygogramma

Zygogramma heterothecae Linell - Zygogramma heterothecae Leaaf beetle- Calligrapha bidenticola? - Zygogramma suturalis ragweed leaf beetle - Zygogramma saturalis - Zygogramma suturalis Unknown beetle - Zygogramma suturalis beetle ? flea ? - Zygogramma tortuosa Zygogramma heterothecae Zygogramma larva - Zygogramma Ragweed Leaf Beetle - Zygogramma suturalis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn 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.