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Species Exema neglecta

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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 Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Fulcidacini (Warty Leaf Beetles)
Genus Exema
Species neglecta (Exema neglecta)
Explanation of Names
Exema neglecta Blatchley, 1920
Numbers
9 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
Length 2.5-2.8 (2)
Range
se U.S. (AL-FL-NC) (1) (but not TX as reported in (3))
Season
May-July (BG data),(2)
Food
Baccharis and other composites. (Baccharis halimifolia, Chondrophora virgata, Eupatorium, Arundinaria (cranebrake), Solidago sp., and Strophostyles helvola)(3)
Print References
Blatchley, W.S. 1920. Notes on the winter Coleoptera of western and southern Florida with descriptions of new species. Can. Entomol., 52(3): 68-72.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
3.A revision of the genus Exema of America, north of Mexico (Chrysomelidae, Coleoptera)
J.B. Karren. 1966. University of Kansas Science Bulletin, 46:647-695.