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Genus Trachyscelida

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 Luperini
Subtribe Diabroticina
Genus Trachyscelida
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Type species: Agelastica bicolor J.L. LeConte 1884
Explanation of Names
Trachyscelida Horn 1893
1 sp. (T. bicolor) recorded in our area(1)
5.5 mm (LeConte 1884)
T. bicolor: AZ and Costa Rica, without any records in between (Shawn Clark, 2013 pers. comm. to MAQ)
member of the section Trachyscelidites Wilcox 1972 [unavailable family-group name]
Print References
Horn G.H. (1893) The Galerucini of Boreal America. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 20: 57-136. Full text
LeConte J.L. (1884) Short studies of North American Coleoptera. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 12: 1–32. Full text
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.