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Subfamily Criocerinae

Mating Cereal Leaf Beetles - Oulema melanopus - male - female Lema trivittata Beetle - Lema daturaphila Chrysomelid larva? - Oulema melanopus Lily Leaf Beetle Larva - Lilioceris lilii Lilioceris lilii.... - Lilioceris lilii Lema balteata? - Lema balteata Beetle - Lema solani
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 Criocerinae
Other Common Names
Shining Leaf Beetles
Explanation of Names
Criocerinae Latreille 1807
Numbers
44 spp. in our area(1), ~1,500 spp. in ~20 genera worldwide(2)
Identification
revision in(1)
Range
worldwide
Season
Overwinter as adults(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the subfamily Criocerinae (Chrysomelidae) of North America north of Mexico.
Richard E. White. 1993. USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.