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Galeruca pomonae

Galeruca pomonae

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Chrysomelidae
Subfamilia: Galerucinae
Tribus: Galerucini
Genus: Galeruca
Subgenus: Galeruca (Galeruca)
Species: Galeruca pomonae
Subspecies: G. p. cretica – G. p. pannonica – G. p. petshenega – G. p. pomonae

Galeruca pomonae (Scopoli, 1763)

Tenebrio pomonae Scopoli, 1763: 83 (original combination)
Chrysomela rustica Schaller, 1783: 274
Adimonia dispar Joannis, 1865: 34
Adimonia rufescens Joannis, 1865: 34
Adimonia gredleri Joannis, 1865: 41
Adimonia javeti Joannis, 1865: 64
Adimonia erratica Joannis, 1865: 69
Adimonia aubei Joannis, 1865: 70
Galeruca pomonae var. alpestris Weise, 1886: 652
Galeruca pomonae var. anthracina Weise, 1886: 653
Galeruca subruba Reitter, 1903: 137

Primary references

Joannis, L. de 1865. Monographie des Galérucides d'Europe, du Nord de l'Afrique et de l'Asie. Tribu des Galérucides proprement dites ou Isopodes. L'Abeille 3[1866]: 1–168. BHL. Reference page.
Reitter, E. 1903. Uebersicht der mir bekannten Coleopteren-Arten der Gattung Galeruca Geoffr. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 22: 133–139. BHL.
Weise, J. 1886. Chrysomelidae. Lieferung 4. Pp. 569–768. In: Naturgeschichte der Insecten Deutschlands. Erste Abteilung Coleoptera. Sechster Band. [1893]. Berlin: Nicolaische Verlags-Buchhandlung, xiv + 1161, 1 pl. [issued in parts]. BHL

Additional references

Beenen, R. 2010. Galerucinae Latreille, 1802. Pp. 443–491. In: Löbl, I. & Smetana, A. (eds.) Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera. Volume 6. Chrysomeloidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 924 pp. ISBN 978-87-88757-84-2. Google Books. Reference page.
Ghahari, H. & Beenen, R. 2020. An annotated catalogue of the Iranian Galerucinae sensu stricto (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with taxonomic remarks. Oriental Insects 55(1): 10–45. DOI: 10.1080/00305316.2020.1725678 Paywall. Reference page.


Galeruca pomonae Scop. - photo by K.A. Grebennikov

Galeruca pomonae is a small species of leaf beetle native to Europe that has been reported feeding on rosettes of Dipsacus.[1]

Brian G. Rector; Vili Harizanova; René Sforza; Tim Widmer; Robert N. Wiedenmann. "Prospects for biological control of teasels, Dipsacus spp., a new target in the United States" (PDF). Biological Control 36 (2006) 1–14.[permanent dead link]

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