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Genus Odontota

red-shouldered beetles - Odontota scapularis Locust Leaf Miner - Odontota dorsalis Unidentified beetle in marsh  - Odontota dorsalis Odontota scapularis? - Odontota scapularis Locust Leaf Miner - Odontota dorsalis St. Andrews leaf miner on Lespedeza intermedia SA400 2016 2 - Odontota St. Andrews leaf miner on Glyicine max SA1026 2017 6 - Odontota horni Weymouth woods leaf miner on Robinia hispida D1717 2019 2 - Odontota dorsalis
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Odontota
Explanation of Names
Odontota Chevrolat 1837
Numbers
7 spp., all in our area(1)
Size
2.5-8 mm(2)
Range
e. NA to AZ / Mex. to S. Amer.(3)
Print References
Butte J.G. (1968) The revision of the tribe Chalepini of America north of Mexico. III. Genus Odontota Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(4): 101-124. (4)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the hispines of the World
2.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
4.The revision of the tribe Chalepini of America north of Mexico. III. Genus Odontota Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
Butte, J.G. 1968. The Coleopterists Bulletin 22(4): 101-124.