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Genus Chlamisus - Cloaked Warty Leaf Beetles

Warty Leaf Beetle - Chlamisus foveolatus Beetle - Chlamisus foveolatus Beetle - Chlamisus foveolatus Chlamisus maculipes (Chevrolat) - Chlamisus maculipes Chlamisus maculipes (Chevrolat) - Chlamisus maculipes Chlamisus maculipes (Chevrolat) - Chlamisus maculipes Chlamisus texanus (Schaeffer) - Chlamisus texanus Chlamisus texanus (Schaeffer) - Chlamisus texanus
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 Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Fulcidacini (Warty Leaf Beetles)
Genus Chlamisus (Cloaked Warty Leaf Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Chlamisus Rafinesque 1815
Greek chlamys, 'cloak'
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, hundreds total(1)
Range
worldwide; in our area, 7 spp. restricted to sw. US, only Ch. foveolatus ranges into the northeast(2)(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.