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Subfamily Criocerinae

BG2565 E2356 - Neolema sexpunctata Leaf Beetle - Lilioceris lilii Leaf Beetle - Lema trivittata - male - female beetle - Crioceris duodecimpunctata Beetle - Oulema melanopus Mines on Commelina communis # 100 - Crioceris asparagi Oulema melanopus larva? - Oulema melanopus
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.