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Genus Dibolia

Flea Beetle - Dibolia Flea Beetle - Dibolia leaf mines in plantain - Dibolia borealis leaf mine on Plantain - Dibolia borealis Plaintain Leaf Mine ID Request - Dibolia borealis Flea beetle?  - Dibolia Plantago host - Dibolia borealis Northern Plantain Flea Beetle - Dibolia borealis
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)
Genus Dibolia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dibolia Latreille 1829
Numbers
13 spp. in our area, >60 total(1)
Range
mostly holarctic; widespread in our area(1)
Food
hosts in our area: Plantago and various Scrophulariaceae(1)
Life Cycle
larvae mine leaves(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.