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Genus Systena

Systena elongata Beetle - Systena elongata Chrysomelid 8 - Systena Leaf Beetle with Gold and Black Stripes - Systena Leaf Beetle - Systena hudsonias Systena laevis Blake - Systena laevis beetle - Systena hudsonias Flea beetle - Systena
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 Systena
Explanation of Names
Systena Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
19 spp. in our area, ~90 total(1)
Range
New World, mostly the Neotropics; in our area, throughout the US and so. Canada(1)
Print References
Smith, E.H. 1970. Taxonomic revision of the genus Systena Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Alticinae). Unpublished M.S. Thesis, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. 178 pp.
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.