Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dibolia borealis Chevrolat, 1844
Explanation of Names
borealis - Latin for 'northern' (1)
mostly: Mar-July (BG data)
Larvae are leaf miners of plantains. (5)
Hawthorn, W.R. 1978. Some effects of different Plantago species on feeding preferences and egg laying in the flea beetle Dibolia borealis Chev. (Chrysomelidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 56: 1507-1513.
Parry, R.H. 1974. Revision of the genus Dibolia Latreille in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Canad. J. Zool. 52: 1317-1354.
Reed, H. 1927. Some observations on the leaf-mining flea-beetle Dibolia borealis Chevrolat. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 20: 540-549.