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Genus Calligrapha

Calligrapha on dogwood (Red Osier) in New Brunswick - Calligrapha knabi Calligrapha serpentina (Rogers) - Calligrapha serpentina Russet Alder Leaf Beetle - Calligrapha alni Calligrapha confluens beetle 9 - Calligrapha multiguttata Calligrapha beetle - Calligrapha philadelphica leaf beetle - Calligrapha rowena - female Calligrapha - Calligrapha ignota
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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Calligrapha
Explanation of Names
Calligrapha Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
38 spp. and sspp. in 4 subgenera in our area, >80 total(1), 30 in Canada
Identification
Key to species of Atlantic Canada in(2)
Range
throughout NA to Argentina(3)
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.A key to Calligrapha species of Atlantic Canada
3.New distribution records and biogeography of Calligrapha species in North America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae)
Gómez-Zurita J. 2005. Canadian Field-Naturalist 119: 88-100.