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Species Paria fragariae-complex - Strawberry Rootworm

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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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Typophorini
No Taxon (Section Typophorites)
Genus Paria
Species fragariae-complex (Strawberry Rootworm)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paria fragariae Wilcox, 1954
Size
3 mm
Range
AR-FL-NY-ND, CA / ON-QC (1)

State/Province Records: (1)
CAN: ON, QC
USA: AL, AR, CA, FL, IL, IN, KS, MA, MN, NC, ND, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, WV
Food
Hosts are Rosaceae. Reported from Fragaria, Malus coronaria, Malus sylvestris, Prunus persica, Rosa, Rubus, and Sorbus. (2)

Reported as a pest to containerized azaleas in production nurseries - USDA
Remarks
There is one named subspecies, Paria fragariae kirki Balsbaugh, 1970. It is known from AL, MD, NC, NY, PA, SC, TN. (1)

May be a species complex. (More clarification is needed here)

Before the description of this species, it was often identified as Paria canella (Fabricius) or Paria quadrinotata (Say). (2)
Internet References
Paria fragariae - University of Illinois
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.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.