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Species Oulema sayi

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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 Criocerinae
Tribe Lemini
Genus Oulema
No Taxon (subgenus Hapsidolemoides)
Species sayi (Oulema sayi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oulema sayi (Crotch, 1873)
Orig. Comb: Lema sayi Crotch, 1873
Explanation of Names
Oulema sayi (Crotch, 1873)
sayi = named after Thomas Say, a prominent American entomologist and naturalist of the early 19th century
e. US (TX-FL-NJ-IN) (1)
Asso. w Commelinaceae, incl. Commelina and Tradescantia (2)
Internet References
Species page - E.G. Riley (3)
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.
3.Identification guide to the Leaf Beetles of Great Smoky Mountains National Park