Sumac Flea Beetle Blepharida rhois (Forster, 1771)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Chrysomelidae   >   Genus Blepharida   

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Larva and adults feed on sumacs in the genus Rhus. On the Eastern Shore the beetle has been observed feeding on Winged Sumac.

There are 26 records in the project database.

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A Sumac Flea Beetle in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/14/2013). A widespread and variable species, the only member of its genus north of Mexico. Photo by Don Haskins. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/19/2012). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle on Winged Sumac in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/28/2018). Photo by Peter Coffey. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle on Winged Sumac in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/29/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (8/10/2014). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/30/2013). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Sumac Flea Beetle in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/21/2015). Determined by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Dorchester Co., Maryland (4/2/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Harford Co., Maryland (8/8/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Sumac Flea Beetle in Harford Co., Maryland (10/16/2016). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

The larvae of a Sumac Flea Beetle on Winged Sumac in Wicomico Co., Maryland (6/15/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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