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Species Systena frontalis - Red-headed Flea Beetle

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Alticini (Flea Beetles)
Genus Systena
Species frontalis (Red-headed Flea Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Systena frontalis (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Galleruca frontalis Fabricius 1801
Explanation of Names
frontalis = 'with marked frons'
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See Also
- antennomeres 3-6 pale brown
Systena hudsonias (Forster)
Det. E. G. Riley, 2011
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.