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Species Prasocuris vittata

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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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Chrysomelina
Genus Prasocuris
No Taxon (subgenus Hydrothassa)
Species vittata (Prasocuris vittata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Prasocuris vittata (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Helodes vittata Olivier 1808
Numbers
5 spp. (in 2 subgenera) n. of Mex. (1)
Range
e NA to AB (TX-FL-NS-AB) (2)
Season
Apr-July (BG data)
Food
asso. w/ buttercup - Ranunculus spp. (Ranunculaceae) (3)
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.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.