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Species Griburius undetermined - Griburius n. sp. ?

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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 Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Griburius
Species undetermined (Griburius n. sp. ?)
Explanation of Names
Possible new species per Riley et al. (2001)
Numbers
Five spp. in genus north of Mexico (1)
Per Riley et al. (2001), there is "Another, yet undetermined Griburius species which is similar in appearance [to both Griburius equestris and Griburius larvatus] is common in southern Texas and reaches eastward to Louisiana."
"We have seen specimens of all three species in various collections identified as G. equestris."
Identification
Two of 10 specimens collected in Austin, Texas, reviewed by E.G. Riley:
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Range
"Common in southern Texas and reaches eastward to Louisiana." (Riley et al. 2001)
Season
May-July (per all pix posted here as of Jun 2011)
10 specimens at the UTIC in Austin, all were collected in June.
See Also
Griburius equestris and Griburius larvatus
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Print References
Riley, E.G., S.M. Clark, & A.J. Gilbert. 2001. New records, nomenclatural changes, and taxonomic notes for select North American leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insecta Mundi 15(1): 1-17. Full PDF
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.