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Species Zygogramma exclamationis - Sunflower Beetle

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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 Doryphorina
Genus Zygogramma
Species exclamationis (Sunflower Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Zygogramma exclamationis (Fabricius 1798)
Range
ON-AB to TX-CA(1)
Food
hosts: Sunflowers (Helianthus, Asteraceae)(2)
Print References
Charlet, L. D. 1997. Overwintering biology of the sunflower beetle, Zygogramma exclamationis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), and the impact of tillage on survival and emergence. Proc. 19th Sunflower Research Workshop, Natl. Sunflower Assoc., Fargo, ND, 9-10 January 1997. p. 29-34.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn 2006
Sunflower Beetle - Manitoba Agriculture(3)
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 occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.
3.Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives: Insect fact sheets