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Species Cassida flaveola - Pale Tortoise Beetle

Tortoise Beetle - Cassida flaveola Cassida flaveola
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Cassida
Species flaveola (Pale Tortoise Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Cassida flaveola Thunberg 1794
Range
Native to the entire Palaearctic Region(1) and probably native in NA(2)(3); transcontinental in Canada (NS-YT)(4), also in ne. US (to MD & WI)(5)
Food
hosts: various Caryophyllaceae(1)
Life Cycle
described in(3)