family Chrysomelidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Chrysomelidae - leaf beetlesfamily Chrysomelidae - leaf beetles        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
chrysomelid, leaf beetle - brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems
genus Leptinotarsa, Leptinotarsa - Colorado potato beetles
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In addition to the effect from the decrease in canopy cover, the lower folivore richness in the rubber agroforest may have resulted from the loss of certain insect taxa, which was observed for folivore insects of the family Chrysomelidae. This family is usually found at high richness and abundance in the canopies of tropical forests (Basset et al., 2003; Neves et al., 2013), but individuals belonging to this family were not sampled in the rubber agroforest.
belongs to the order Coleoptera, and the family Chrysomelidae, are known as plant pests that may eats and damaged all aerial parts of host plats, fritillaries and other members of the family Liliaceae.
The family Chrysomelidae had the highest richness among the chewing guild, with seven morphospecies and seven individuals, whereas the family Cicadellidae was the most representative among the sap-sucking insects, with three morphospecies and three individuals (Table 1).

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