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Genus Cassida


Introduced leaf beetles of the Maritime Provinces 7: Cassida rubiginosa Müller and Cassida flaveola Thunberg...
By C.G. Majka & L. Lesage
Zootaxa 1811: 37–56, 2008

Notes on Cassida relicta, a tortoise beetle endemic to North america, with a key to Nearctic species of Cassida (Chrysomelidae).
By Riley, E.G.
Entomological News 97(4): 141-146., 1986
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Riley, E.G. 1986. Notes on Cassida relicta, a tortoise beetle endemic to North america, with a key to Nearctic species of Cassida (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Entomological News 97(4): 141-146.

ABSTRACT:

The original description of Cassida relicta, a species of the genus endemic to the Nearctic Region, has been until now the only published account of this species. A lectotype and paralectotypes are designated herein, and the known distribution for C. relicta is extended from Illinois to include Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Texas.

Three new hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States and a new United States record.
By Riley, E.G.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(4): 183-190., 2015
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Edward G. Riley. 2015. Three new hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States and a new United States record. The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(4): 183-190.

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Three new species of hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States are described, illustrated, and discussed:

Baliosus randia Riley (Texas),
Heptispa brevicornis Riley (Texas), and
Sumitrosis triplehorni Riley (Florida).

The New World tribes and genera of hispines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
By Staines C.L.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104: 721-784, 2002

The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
By Charles L. Staines. 2006
Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, 2006
Staines, C.L. 2006. The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Special Publication #13. Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Martinsville, Va. vi + 178 pp., 7 color plates, 22 text figs., 44 maps.

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A key is presented to the 14 genera and 74 species and subspecies of hispine leaf miners (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) known to occur in America north of Mexico. Each genus and species is described and illustrated.

New species of Galerucinae and Alticinae with notes on other species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
By J. A. Wilcox
The Ohio Journal of Science 53(1): 51-58, 1953

Notes on the distribution and biology of some Florida leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
By Flowers, R.W., D.G. Furth and M.C. Thomas.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(1): 79-89., 1994
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Flowers, R.W., D.G. Furth and M.C. Thomas. 1994. Notes on the distribution and biology of some Florida leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(1): 79-89.

Abstract

New host plant associations and distribution data are given for 45 species of Florida Chrysomelidae. Eleven species or subspecies are newly recorded from the state: Babia quadriguttata (Olivier), Cryptocephalus mutabilis Melsheimer, Diachus chlorizans (Suffrian), Brachypnoea puncticollis (Say) [new combination]; Brachypnoea clypealis (Horn) [new combination], Glyptoscelis albicans Baly, Metachroma zayasi Blake, Microtheca picea (Guerin), Disonycha alternata (Illiger), Disonycha d.

Notes on leaf-mining Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) in New England
By Eiseman C.S.
Col. Bull. 69: 453-458, 2015