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Species Chrysomela knabi

Knab's Leaf Beetle ? - Chrysomela knabi leaf beetle larva - Chrysomela knabi leaf beetle larva - Chrysomela knabi spotted beetle on willow at pond edge - Chrysomela knabi Colorful Mystery Beetle - Chrysomela knabi Beetle - Chrysomela knabi - male Chrysomela interrupta - Chrysomela knabi Leaf beetles on Salix - Chrysomela knabi
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 Chrysomela
No Taxon (Subgenus Macrolina)
Species knabi (Chrysomela knabi)
Explanation of Names
Chrysomela knabi Brown 1956
patronym for Frederick Knab (1865-1918)(1)
Numbers
2 sspp. in our area
Range
e US to Rockies (ON-NC to AB-NM) map(2)(3) (largely absent from se. US)
Food
hosts: Salicaceae, normally willows (Salix), but also on Populus(4)
See Also
- Range: e. US
Chrysomela interrupta Fabricius
Print References
Brown W.J. (1956) The New World species of Chrysomela L. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Canadian Entomologist 88: 1-54.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn 2008
Works Cited
1.American Entomologists
Arnold Mallis. 1971. Rutgers University Press.
2.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
4.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.