metallic flea beetle

(Altica spp.)

               
     

metallic flea beetle (Altica sp.)

 

   
   
   
   
   
Size

Total Length: to ¼ (4.0 to 5.5 mm)

         
          Photo by Alfredo Colon
 
Identification

The beetles in this genus are best identified by the host plant on which they are found.

See Subordinate Taxa for identification information.

 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 24, 27, 29, 30.

 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Coleoptera (beetles)

 

Suborder:

Polyphaga (water, rove, scarab, longhorn, leaf and snout beetles)

 

Infraorder:

Cucujiformia

 

Superfamily:

Chrysomeloidea (long-horned and leaf beetles)

 

Family:

Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles)

 

Subfamily:

Galerucinae (skeletonizing leaf beetles)

 

Tribe:

Alticini (flea beetles)

 

Subtribe:

Alticina

 
Subordinate Taxa

grape flea beetle (Altica chalybea)

metallic flea beetle (Altica aeneola)

metallic flea beetle (Altica bimarginata)

metallic flea beetle (Altica fuscoaenea)

metallic flea beetle (Altica ignita)

metallic flea beetle (Altica knabii)

 
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Alfredo Colon
8/20/2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

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