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Species Oulema palustris

Oulema (Hapsidolemoides) palustris (Blatchley) - Oulema palustris Chrysomelidae, dorsal - Oulema palustris Beetle - Oulema palustris Oulema? - Oulema palustris Miner on Carduus nutans - Oulema palustris Oulema sp? - Oulema palustris beetle - Oulema palustris Penny's Bend leaf miner on Cirsium altissimum D3927 2022 2 - Oulema palustris
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 Criocerinae
Tribe Lemini
Genus Oulema
No Taxon (subgenus Hapsidolemoides)
Species palustris (Oulema palustris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oulema palustris (Blatchley)
Orig. Comb: Lema palustris Blatchley 1913
17 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
e. US, Ont. (TX-FL-NY-WI) - Map (1)(2)
reported to occur on Cirsium spp. (Asteraceae) (3)
also recorded from spiderwort (Tradescantia, Commelinaceae) (4)(3)
Print References
Blatchley, W.S. 1913. On some apparently new Coleoptera from Indiana and Florida. Can. Ento. 41(1): 21-24.
White, R. E. 1993. A revision of the subfamily Criocerinae (Chrysomelidae) of North America north of Mexico. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Technical Bulletin 1805: 1-158. (4)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.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.
4.A revision of the subfamily Criocerinae (Chrysomelidae) of North America north of Mexico.
Richard E. White. 1993. USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD.