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25 March 2019 A New Species of Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1823 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Utah and Colorado, USA
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Phaedon uinta Clark and Gilbert, new species, is described from Utah and Colorado, USA, and placed in the subgenus Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1823. The adult host is Lepidium eastwoodiae Wooten (Brassicaceae). Illustrations are provided for P. uinta and for the similar species Phaedon purpureus (Linell, 1897). A diagnostic key is provided to facilitate identification of the Phaedon species north of Mexico.

Shawn M. Clark and Arthur J. Gilbert "A New Species of Phaedon Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1823 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Utah and Colorado, USA," The Coleopterists Bulletin 73(1), 193-199, (25 March 2019). https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-73.1.193
Received: 30 July 2018; Accepted: 3 January 2019; Published: 25 March 2019
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