Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Brachypnoea

leaf beetle - - Brachypnoea tristis Small Black Beetle - Brachypnoea Beetle - Brachypnoea Beetle - Brachypnoea margaretae - male Blue beetle - Brachypnoea Chrysomelidae? - Brachypnoea Brachypnoea texana Chrysomelidae - Brachypnoea
Classification
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Brachypnoea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nodonota Lefèvre 1885
Explanation of Names
Brachypnoea Gistel 1850
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, >130 total(1)
Range
neotropical group ranging into e.NA to Canada, west to the Great Plains(1)
Food
probably polyphagous(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.