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Tribe Fulcidacini - Warty Leaf Beetles

Neochlamisus warty leaf beetle - Exema goldenrod casebearer larva - Neochlamisus Neochlamisus velutinus Karren - Neochlamisus velutinus Neochlamisus? - Neochlamisus case-carrying larva feeding on blackberry leaf - Neochlamisus Fulcidacini - Exema Neochlamisus? from Rubus argutus
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chlamisini Gressitt 1946
used to be treated as a subfamily (Chlamisinae)
Explanation of Names
Fulcidacini Jakobson 1924(1)
Numbers
36 spp. in 5 genera in our area(2), ~300 spp. total(3)
Identification
Adults resemble caterpillar droppings. See Karren (1972) (4) for a key to many species.
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the Neotropics(5)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Chrysomelid males with enlarged mandibles: three new species and a review of occurrence in the family (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae)
Reid C.A.M., Beatson M. 2013. Zootaxa 3619: 79–100.
4.A revision of the subfamily Chlamisinae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
J.B. Karren. 1972. Univ Kansas Sci. Bull. 49: 875-988.
5.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.