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Genus Kuschelina

Flea Beetle - Kuschelina gibbitarsa Flea Beetle on Mint - Kuschelina gibbitarsa Kuschelina EGR 1 - Kuschelina - male Kuschelina vians - female Kuschelina jacobiana? - Kuschelina jacobiana Kuschelina tenuilineata (Horn) - Kuschelina tenuilineata chrysomelid - Kuschelina vians Chrysomelidae (Flea Beetle), lateral - Kuschelina gibbitarsa
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 Alticini (Flea Beetles)
No Taxon (Oedionychis Genus Group)
Genus Kuschelina
Explanation of Names
Kuschelina J. Bechyné 1951
Numbers
28 spp. in our area, ca. 30 total(1)
Identification
swollen metatarsal claws (also found in Capraita)
Range
New World; in our area, across the US and so. Canada(1)
Works Cited
1.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.