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Species Cryptocephalus bivius

Cryptocephalus bivius Cryptocephalus bivius Cryptocephalus bivius Cryptocephalus bivius Newman  - Cryptocephalus bivius Cryptocephalus bivius beetle - Cryptocephalus bivius
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 (Cupressi group)
Species bivius (Cryptocephalus bivius)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus bivius Newman 1840
Size
Length: 4.3 to 6.4 mm (1)
Range
MS-FL-GA (2)
All 36 specimens in the U.S. National Museum examined by White (1968) were from Florida and Georgia. (1)
Food
asso. w/ Huckleberry (Ericaceae), Oak (Quercus), and Taxodium (Taxodiaceae). (3)
See Also
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leucomelas and texanus (endemic to TX).
Print References
Newman, E. 1840. Descriptions of eight new Cryptocephali, captured near St. John's Bluff, E. Florida by Edward Doubleday, Esq. The Magazine of Natural History 4: 249-250. Full Text
Works Cited
1.A Review of the Genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera).
Richard E. White. 1968. USNM Bulletin 290. 124 pp.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.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.