Donacia marginata Hoppe, 1795
(a reed beetle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesDonacia marginata (a reed beetle)
GenusDonacia (a genus of reed beetles)
SubfamilyDONACIINAE (reed beetles)
FamilyCHRYSOMELIDAE (leaf and flea beetles)
SuperfamilyCHRYSOMELOIDEA (leaf, longhorn and seed beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Donacia marginata (a reed beetle) :
1: Donacia marginata (a reed beetle)
7 Jul 2013 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Swept off Carex, Sparganium etc.
Image 1: Dorsal view - enlarged - pale backgroundImage 2: Dorso-lateral view - enlarged - pale backgroundImage 3: Elytral tips - dorsal view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 4: Elytral tips - lateral view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 5: Head, thorax & base of elytra - dorsal view - magnified - pale backgroundImage 6: Ventral view - enlarged - pale background

Identification Works

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Donacia marginata (a reed beetle) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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