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Species Diorhabda sublineata - Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle

Subtropical tamarisk beetle on saltcedar plants - Diorhabda sublineata Diorhabda sublineata on Tamarisk or Saltcedar - Diorhabda sublineata Diorhabda sublineata eggs on Tamarisk or Saltcedar - Diorhabda sublineata Subtropical tamarisk beetle larvae on saltcedar plants - Diorhabda sublineata Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle - Diorhabda sublineata - female Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle - Diorhabda sublineata - female Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle - Diorhabda sublineata - female Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle - Diorhabda sublineata - female
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 Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Galerucini
No Taxon (Section Atysites)
Genus Diorhabda
Species sublineata (Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Diorhabda sublineata (Lucas 1849)
Range
native to the Mediterranean & Middle East
Remarks
used in North America to control Tamarix spp.
Internet References
The Pan-pacific Entomologist. Distribution of the subtropical tamarisk beetle, Diorhabda sublineata (Lucas, 1849) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Mexico