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Species Glyphuroplata pluto

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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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Glyphuroplata
Species pluto (Glyphuroplata pluto)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Glyphuroplata pluto (Newman)
Orig. Comb: Hispa pluto Newman 1841
Size
2 to 3.9 mm (1)
Range
e NA to AB (TX-FL-NB-AB)(2)
Food
Larval host plants are Panicum capillare and Andropogon gerardii (Poaceae). (1)
Life Cycle
Most Hispinae are leaf-miners.
Print References
Newman, E. 1840(1841). Entomological Notes. Entomologist, London 2: 17-32.
Works Cited
1.The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Charles L. Staines. 2006. 2006. Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.