Image Number: 1316014

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Adult(s)
Description:
The tortoise beetle is being considered for release as a biocontrol agent for tropical soda apple.
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Chrysomeloidea
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Cassidinae
Tribe: Cassidini
Genus: Gratiana
Subject: Gratiana boliviana Spaeth, 1926
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Image uploaded:
Monday, March 3, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, March 12, 2003