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Species Neolema sexpunctata - Six-spotted Neolema

Beetles - Neolema sexpunctata - male - female Beetle - Neolema sexpunctata  Panagaeus? Philorhizus quadrisignatus? - Neolema sexpunctata Small red punctate beetle, four black spots, black legs - Neolema sexpunctata Small red punctate beetle, four black spots, black legs - Neolema sexpunctata Six-spotted Neolema - Neolema sexpunctata red insecet with black spots - Neolema sexpunctata Beetle - Neolema sexpunctata
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 Criocerinae
Tribe Lemini
Genus Neolema
Species sexpunctata (Six-spotted Neolema)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neolema sexpunctata (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Galeruca sexpunctata Olivier 1808
Numbers
8 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification
Note, spot pattern is variable...
Range
e. US (TX-FL-NY-IL) (1), plus WI (BG data)
Food
asso. w/ Commelinaceae, having been recorded from Commelina spp. and Tradescantia sp. (2)
Internet References
Texas Beetles - Mike Quinn, 2007
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occuring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.