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

Tribe Lemini

Small red bug from backyard in Georgia - Neolema sexpunctata Beetle - Oulema Leaf Beetle - Lema sp.? - Lema trivittata Blue-banded Lema Leaf Beetle - Lema solani bug - Oulema variabilis Three-lined Lima Beetle - Lema trivittata - male - female Beetle - Neolema Neolema ovalis
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Criocerinae
Tribe Lemini
Explanation of Names
Lemiini Heinze 1962
Numbers
ca. 40 spp. in 3 genera in our area(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.