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Genus Jonthonota

Which Ladybug? - Jonthonota nigripes Golden Tortoise Beetle - Jonthonota nigripes Tribe Cassidini - Tortoise Beetles ? - Jonthonota nigripes Cassidine - Jonthonota nigripes TB - Jonthonota nigripes Blacklegged? - Jonthonota nigripes Jonthonota mexicana? - Jonthonota mexicana Blacklegged Tortoise Beetle - Jonthonota nigripes - Jonthonota nigripes
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Jonthonota
Explanation of Names
Jonthonota Spaeth 1913
Numbers
2 spp., both in our area(1)(2)
Size
8-9 mm
Range
J. nigripes Canadian prairies to Costa Rica, J. mexicana TX-AZ, Mexico(1)(2)