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Genus Sumitrosis

Aster drummondii blotch - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis Tiny, found on aster leaf - Sumitrosis inaequalis Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Symphyotrichum D1482 adult 2019 1 - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis? - Sumitrosis inaequalis Sumitrosis inaequalis Cassidinae - Sumitrosis rosea
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Sumitrosis
Explanation of Names
Sumitrosis Butte 1969
4 spp. in our area, 60 total(1)
key to species (2)
primarily neotropical (most diverse in the equatorial region); in our area, 3 spp. widespread (all reach Canada but only one reaches the Pacific Coast) + one in se. US (MD-FL-TX)(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the hispines of the World
2.Revision of the tribe Chalepini of America North of Mexico IV. Genus Sumitrosis Butte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Janardhan G. Butte . 1969. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 12-30 .