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striped species

Three-lined Potato Beetle - Lema daturaphila - female Three-lined Potato Beetle - Lema daturaphila Three-lined Potato Beetle - Lema daturaphila mating somebodies - Lema daturaphila Lema daturaphila? - Lema daturaphila beetle ? yellow with black stripes - Lema trivittata Lema trivittata Lema daturaphila? - Lema daturaphila
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 Criocerinae
Tribe Lemini
Genus Lema
No Taxon striped species
Identification
The current taxonomic understanding of the striped species of Lema is entirely unsatisfactory. The species are not adequately characterized, and there are many intermediates. All of my determinations should be regarded with a degree of doubt. --S.M. Clark, pers. comm. to =v=