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Genus Leptinotarsa

Green Beetle of some kind - Leptinotarsa haldemani False Potato Beetle? - Leptinotarsa juncta Leptinotarsa decemlineata Leptinotarsa haldemani? - Leptinotarsa haldemani Hungry larva of ?? - Leptinotarsa juncta beetle - Leptinotarsa juncta Red nymph  - Leptinotarsa decemlineata Unknown - Leptinotarsa
Classification
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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Leptinotarsa
Other Common Names
Potato Beetles (NB: not all spp. feed on Solanaceae)(1)
Explanation of Names
Leptinotarsa Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(2), >40 total(3)
Range
New World; in our area, most diverse in sw. US(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.