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Species Keitheatus blakeae

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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 Keitheatus
Species blakeae (Keitheatus blakeae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Keitheatus blakeae (B. White)
Orig. Comb: Scelolyperus blakeae B. White 1944
Explanation of Names
Patronym for Doris Holmes Blake (1892-?), Honorary Research Associate, Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History who published on Chrysomelids from 1927 to 1977.
1 sp. in US, second sp. in Baja CA (1)
west TX / n. Mex. (1)
Host in US is Condalia (Rhamnaceae) (1)
Type Locality: Big Bend State [sic] Park, Brewster Co., TX
Print References
White, B.E. 1944. A new Scelolyperus and a key to the American species north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Entomological News, 55: 177-180.
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.