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Genus Galerucella - Water-lily Beetle

Galerucella nymphaeae? - Galerucella nymphaeae Chrysomelid 2- galerucinae - Galerucella nymphaeae Water-lily Beetle - Galerucella nymphaeae Galerucella nymphaeae (Linnaeus) - Galerucella nymphaeae Unknown Beetle - Galerucella nymphaeae Coleoptera - Galerucella nymphaeae Galerucella nymphaeae Water-lily Beetle - Galerucella nymphaeae - Galerucella nymphaeae
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Atysites)
Genus Galerucella (Water-lily Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Galerucella Crotch 1873
Numbers
a single (holarctic) species in our area, ? spp. total(1)
Size
4-6mm
Identification
Color varies from yellowish-brown to dark-brown for adults and yellow to black for pupae.
Range
worldwide except the Neotropics(1)
Food
hosts of the G. nymphaeae-complex include Nuphar spp., Nymphaea spp., Trapa spp., Potentilla palustris, Rumex hydrolapathum, Polygonum amphibium
Internet References
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.