Taxon profile


Knotgrass Leaf Beetle
Chrysolina polita (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chrysolina menthae (Schrank, 1776)
Chrysolina menthae menthae (Schrank, 1776)
Chrysolina polita menthae (Schrank, 1776)
Chrysomela polita Linnaeus, 1758 o


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Chrysolina polita adamsi (Balý, 1879)
subspecies Chrysolina polita polita (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chrysolina polita polita

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [242025]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Chrysolina polita (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Chrysolina menthae menthae (Schrank, 1776)]

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