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Genus Spintherophyta

Chrysomelid - Spintherophyta globosa Chrysomelid - Spintherophyta globosa leaf beetle - Spintherophyta globosa - male Mating flea beetles - Spintherophyta globosa - male - female beetle - Spintherophyta globosa - male Spintherophyta globosa (Olivier) - Spintherophyta globosa Round beetle - Spintherophyta globosa Round beetle - Spintherophyta globosa
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 Spintherophyta
Explanation of Names
Spintherophyta Dejean 1836
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, >70 spp. total(1)
Range
neotropical group ranging into sw. US (3 spp.) + S. globosa widespread east of the Rockies(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.