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Genus Xanthonia

Xanthonia sp. 2 - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp.? - Xanthonia Xanthonia furcata Staines & Weisman - Xanthonia furcata Xanthonia furcata Staines & Weisman - Xanthonia furcata Beetle - Xanthonia decemnotata - male Xanthonia? - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp. 4 - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp. 1 - Xanthonia
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Adoxini
No Taxon (Section Leprotites)
Genus Xanthonia
Explanation of Names
Xanthonia Baly 1863
13 described spp. in our area(1) + at least 5 undescribed(2)
key to eastern spp. in(3)
e NA to AZ / Mex. to C. Amer. (2)
Mostly associated with oaks (Quercus) (2)
Print References
Staines C.L., Weisman D.M. (2001) Two new species of Xanthonia (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Eumolpinae) from the southwestern United States. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 109: 354-359 (JSTOR)
Weisman D.M. (1960) A revision of the species of the genus Xanthonia Baly in America north of Mexico. Unpublished thesis, North Carolina State College, Raleigh. vii + 69 pp.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.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.
3.The species of Xanthonia Baly 1863 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Eumolpinae) in North America east of the Mississippi River
Staines C.L., Weisman D.M. 2001. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 103: 157-183.