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Tribe Ischyrosonychini

Chrysomelidae pre-pupa  - Physonota helianthi Yellow spiky eating salvia - Physonota Sunflower Tortoise Beetle larvae? - Physonota helianthi Tortoise Beetle - Physonota helianthi Unknown beetle larva - Physonota alutacea Cassidinae, Sunflower Tortoise Beetles - Physonota helianthi Tortoise beetle - Physonota unipunctata Physonota helianthi
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Ischyrosonychini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Physonotini
Explanation of Names
Ischyrosonychini Chapuis 1875
Numbers
a single genus with 5 spp. in our area(1), ~70 spp. in 4-8 genera total(2)
Range
New World, mostly neotropical(2)