Taxon profile


Tansy Beetle
Chrysolina graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Chrysomelidae - leaf beetles »  genus Chrysolina »  subgenus Euchrysolina

Scientific synonyms

Chrysomela graminis Linnaeus, 1758 o


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Similar species

Gastrophysa viridula (DeGeer, 1775) - Green Dock Beetle

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Chrysolina graminis artemisiae (Motschulsky, 1860)
subspecies Chrysolina graminis auraria (Motschulsky, 1860)
subspecies Chrysolina graminis christianae (Mallet, 1933)
subspecies Chrysolina graminis graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chrysolina graminis graminis

subspecies Chrysolina graminis mediterranea Bechyné, 1950
subspecies Chrysolina graminis santonici (Contarini, 1847) inq.

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Names (not confirmed) - 3


o original combination

inq. nomen inquirendum - doubtful identity, needs further investigation