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Species Cryptocephalus quadruplex

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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 Cryptocephalina
Genus Cryptocephalus
No Taxon (Basalis group)
Species quadruplex (Cryptocephalus quadruplex)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus quadruplex Newman, 1841
plex (L). 'interwoven; a network' (1)
Size
2.9-4.0 mm (2)
Identification

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2013

Apical orange marks occasionally absent:

Det. E. G. Riley, 2012
Range
e NA to Rockies (NM-GA-NS-MB) (3)
Season
April to July (4),(2),(BG data)
Food
Polyphagous (5)
See Also
- Range: e NA to AB
Det. E. G. Riley
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Leaf and Seed Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2007. Clemson University.
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
4.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
5.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.