Aphthona melancholica

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Aphthona melancholica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Galerucinae
Genus: Aphthona
Species: A. melancholica
Binomial name
Aphthona melancholica
Weise, 1888

Aphthona melancholica[1] is a species of leaf beetles in the subfamily Galerucinae. It is found on the Iberian Peninsula and in England. Adult beetles and their larvae feed on leaves of Euphorbia species (Euphorbiaceae).[2]


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