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Species Diabrotica barberi - Northern Corn Rootworm

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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 Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Luperini
Subtribe Diabroticina
No Taxon (Section Diabroticites)
Genus Diabrotica
Species barberi (Northern Corn Rootworm)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diabrotica longicornis barberi R. Smith & Lawrence
Explanation of Names
Diabrotica barberi R. Smith & Lawrence 1967
4.8-5.6 mm(1)
e. NA (NS-GA to MB-CO-OK)(2)(1)
host: Zea mays and other Poaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Asteraceae and Fabaceae(3)
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