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Flea Beetle - Capraita obsidiana

Flea Beetle - Capraita obsidiana
Gray Court, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
October 16, 2013
Size: 4.5mm
First South Carolina record for BG

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J.C. Ciegler says, "I'd call it Capraita obsidiana (Fab.).
"It's not exactly typical, but that name fits it best."

Moved from Capraita.

 
Subspecies?
So, it is probably one of the subspecies of obisidiana?

 
do they have subspecies?
would be a surprise, frankly; i wouldn't expect a winged alticine to have subspecies... could you refer me to any sources?

 
Okay
My mistake. On the species info page it says that there are 16 species n. of Mexico so I thought that was referring to subspecies of this species. Thanks for all your help!

 
yeah that was indeed confusing --deleted
sometimes these stats end up on wrong pages

 
Thanks
:)

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