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Genus Agroiconota

tortoise beetle - Agroiconota bivittata Tortoise Beetle - Agroiconota bivittata Agroiconota bivittata? - Agroiconota bivittata Agroiconota bivittata? - Agroiconota Gold & brown stripped beetle  - Agroiconota bivittata Agroiconota bivittata - Agroiconota Agroiconota bivittata Agroiconota - Agroiconota bivittata
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 Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Agroiconota
Explanation of Names
Agroiconota Spaeth 1913
a single species in our area(1), 25 spp. total(2)
Neotropics (most spp. in S. America), with one sp. ranging into e. US(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.Cassidinae of the world - an interactive manual (by Lech Borowiec and Jolanta Świętojańska)