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Labidomera

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Labidomera is a genus of leaf beetles.[1]

Taxonomy

The genus Labidomera is assigned to the chrysomelid beetle tribe Doryphorini (located in subfamily Chrysomelinae), which it shares with five other genera: Doryphora, Calligrapha, Leptinotarsa, Proseicela, and Zygogramma.[2] This tribe is characterised within the subfamily by round to oval shaped convex bodies which are usually brightly coloured, simple claws which separate at the base, open cavities behind the procoxae, and a variable apical segment of the maxillary palp.[3]

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Labidomera clivicollis, larva

Distribution

The native range of Labidomera clivicollis is North America, from southern Canada to the central United States. The other species are farther south.[4]

Species

(Two more species)

References

  1. ^ "Labidomera". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  2. ^ "Doryphorini". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  3. ^ Jacques Jr., R. L. (1988). The Potato Beetles: The genus Leptinotarsa in North America. Brill. ISBN 0-916846-40-7.
  4. ^ "Genus Labidomera". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2017-07-20.
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Labidomera: Brief Summary

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Labidomera is a genus of leaf beetles.

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