Invasive Species Compendium

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Colaspis smaragdula
(blue leaf beetle)

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Colaspis smaragdula (blue leaf beetle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Colaspis smaragdula
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blue leaf beetle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Colaspis smaragdula

Preferred Common Name

  • blue leaf beetle

International Common Names

  • Spanish: tortuguilla azul
  • French: chrysomélide bleue

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Chrysomelidae
  •                             Genus: Colaspis
  •                                 Species: Colaspis smaragdula

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

North America

JamaicaPresentSchotman (1989)

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