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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Metacyclini

Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae - male Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae - female
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 Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Metacyclini
Explanation of Names
Metacyclini Chapuis 1875
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus in our area, 37 genera worldwide(1)
Range
Africa, so. Asia, and the Neotropics north to so. US (TX-CA)(1)
Works Cited
1.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.