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Species Diorhabda sublineata - Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle

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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 (Longhorn 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
NM to w. TX / Mex. - Map (1), native to the Mediterranean & Middle East
Season
July-Sept (BG data)
Remarks
used in North America to control Tamarix spp.
Print References
Sanchez-Peña, S.R. et al. (2016) Distribution of the subtropical tamarisk beetle, Diorhabda sublineata (Lucas, 1849) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Mexico. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 92(1): 56-62. (BioOne)