Skeletonizing Leaf Beetle  (two photos)
Subfamily Galerucinae
Genus Monoxia


Ophraella leaf beetle
This very small beetle was lounging in the sun on Antelope Island, Davis
County, Utah.  © Carol Davis 3-3-2016


leaf beetle with stripes

According to Bugguide, larvae of leaf beetles in the subfamily
Galerucinae feed on roots of plants and the adults
feed on leaves. This was previously identified as Ophraella by
Bugguide but later changed to Monoxia. © Carol Davis 3-3-2016

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