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Species Pachybrachis dilatatus

Leaf Beetle - Pachybrachis dilatatus black and orange Leaf Beetle - Pachybrachis dilatatus Casebearer? - Pachybrachis dilatatus
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 Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon (Black Pachys)
Species dilatatus (Pachybrachis dilatatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Note: "taxonomy of these boldly-marked orange and black eastern USA species is messed up, and I prefer not put species names on them." (E.G. Riley, pers. comm. to vbelov, 2011)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachis dilatatus Suffrian, 1852
Range
FL-NJ-OH (1)
Season
Apr-Jun (1)
Life Cycle
reported from oak - Quercus sp. (1)
Works Cited
1.Leaf and Seed Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2007. Clemson University.