Beetles Feeding on Leadplant
(Amorpha canescens)

     Beetle Species
Scientific Name Common Name Beetle Family
Anomoea laticlavia* Clay-colored Leaf Beetle Chrysomelidae
Cryptocephalus calidus Leaf Beetle sp. Chrysomelidae
Odontota horni** Soybean Leafminer Chrysomelidae
Pachybrachis luridus Leaf Beetle sp. Chrysomelidae
Pachybrachis nigricornis carbonarius Leaf Beetle sp. Chrysomelidae
Pachybrachis othonus Leaf Beetle sp. Chrysomelidae
Phyllecthris gentilis Leaf Beetle sp. Chrysomelidae
Popillia japonica Japanese Beetle Scarabaeidae
Apion minor
(syn. Trichapion minor)
Weevil sp. Brentidae
Apion modicum
(syn. Trichapion modicum)
Weevil sp. Brentidae
Apion perforicolle
(syn. Trichapion perforicolle)
Weevil sp.Brentidae

*polyphagous, **larvae mine leaves
adults gnaw on flowers, larvae feed on seeds

Sources: Clark et al. (2004), Panzer (2000), Sauer (2005),
personal observation

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