Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Cryptocephalus tinctus

tiny beetle - chrysomelid? - Cryptocephalus tinctus Leaf Beetle - Cryptocephalus tinctus Cryptocephaline? - Cryptocephalus tinctus - female Leaf Beetle - Cryptocephalus tinctus Leaf Beetle - Cryptocephalus tinctus Leaf Beetle - Cryptocephalus tinctus Cryptocephalus tinctus ? - Cryptocephalus tinctus Cryptocephalus tinctus ? - Cryptocephalus tinctus
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 (Tinctus group)
Species tinctus (Cryptocephalus tinctus)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus tinctus LeConte 1880
Identification
elytral striae (rows of dots) mostly entire, rather then largely confused or double
Range
throughout e. US (MA-IA-KS-SC)(1)
Remarks
See discussion at
See Also
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.