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Genus Scelida

Chryso - Scelida nigricornis Chryso - Scelida nigricornis Scelida nigricornis (Jacoby) - Scelida nigricornis - female Scelida nigricornis (Jacoby) - Scelida nigricornis - female Scelida nigricornis (Jacoby) - Scelida nigricornis Chrysomelidae - Scelida flaviceps Chrysomelid - Scelida flaviceps Luperini? - Scelida nigricornis
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 Luperini
Subtribe Luperina-subtribe
No Taxon (Section Scelidites)
Genus Scelida
Explanation of Names
Scelida Chapuis 1875
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (~15 total) (1)
Range
AZ to C. Amer. (1)
Food
genus not listed in Clark et al. (2004) (2)
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.
2.Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occuring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.