Aphthona

Taxobox
name = "Aphthona"



image_width = 220px
image_caption = Flea beetle "Aphthona flava"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Coleoptera
familia = Chrysomelidae
genus = "Aphthona"
genus_authority = Chevrolat, 1837Verify source|date=July 2008
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

"Aphthona" is a genus of beetle, in the leaf beetle family Chrysomelidae. More specifically, "Aphthona" are flea beetles, meaning they have enlarged hind legs for jumping away from potential danger.

This flea beetle genus is important because of the usefulness of some species in controlling leafy spurge, a major invasive weed in parts of western North America. Several "Aphthona" species have been taken from Europe and introduced into localized areas of the United States and Canada, and some success against the weed is being seen. Species used for this purpose include "A. abdominalis", "A. cyparissiae", "A. czwalinae", and "A. flava".

Species

* "Aphthona abdominalis"
* "Aphthona aeneomicans"
* "Aphthona albertinae"
* "Aphthona alcina"
* "Aphthona atrocaerulea"
* "Aphthona atrovirens"
* "Aphthona beauprei"
* "Aphthona beckeri"
* "Aphthona biokovensis"
* "Aphthona bonvouloiri"
* "Aphthona carbonaria"
* "Aphthona chinchihi"
* "Aphthona coerulea"
* "Aphthona constantini"
* "Aphthona crassipes"
* "Aphthona cyparissiae"
* "Aphthona czwalinae"
* "Aphthona delicatula"
* "Aphthona depressa"
* "Aphthona erichsoni"
* "Aphthona espagnoli"
* "Aphthona euphorbiae"
* "Aphthona flava"
* "Aphthona flaviceps"
* "Aphthona franzi"
* "Aphthona fuentei"
* "Aphthona gracilis"
* "Aphthona herbigrada"
*" Aphthona illigeri"
* "Aphthona juliana"
* "Aphthona konstantinovi"
* "Aphthona kuntzei"
* "Aphthona lacertosa"
* "Aphthona lubischevi"
* "Aphthona lutescens"
* "Aphthona maculata"
* "Aphthona maghrebina"
* "Aphthona maldesi"
* "Aphthona melancholica"
* "Aphthona microcephala"
* "Aphthona nigriceps"
* "Aphthona nigriscutis"
* "Aphthona nonstriata"
* "Aphthona occitana"
* "Aphthona ovata"
* "Aphthona pallida"
* "Aphthona parnassicola"
* "Aphthona perrisi"
* "Aphthona placida"
* "Aphthona plenifrons"
* "Aphthona poupillieri"
* "Aphthona punctiventris"
* "Aphthona pygmaea"
* "Aphthona reitteri"
* "Aphthona rhodiensis"
* "Aphthona rugipennis"
* "Aphthona sardea"
* "Aphthona sarmatica"
* "Aphthona semicyanea"
* "Aphthona seriata"
* "Aphthona sicelidis"
* "Aphthona signatifrons"
* "Aphthona stussineri"
* "Aphthona subovata"
* "Aphthona syriaca"
* "Aphthona testaceicornis"
* "Aphthona velachica"
* "Aphthona variolosa"
* "Aphthona vaulogeri"
* "Aphthona venustula"
* "Aphthona violacea"
* "Aphthona wagneri"


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