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Species Brachypnoea tristis

Which little beetle, please? - Brachypnoea tristis leaf beetle - - Brachypnoea tristis leaf beetle - - Brachypnoea tristis
Classification
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Brachypnoea
Species tristis (Brachypnoea tristis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brachypnoea tristis (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Colaspis tristis Olivier, 1808
Explanation of Names
tristis (L). 'sad' (1)
Numbers
One of 8 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
Length 3.3-4.0 mm (3)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NY-SD) / Ont. (2)(4)
Food
Polyphagus (5)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
4.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
5.Host Plants of Leaf Beetle Species Occuring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.