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Genus Crioceris

Asparagus Beetle - Crioceris asparagi Black-spotted orange beetle - Crioceris duodecimpunctata C. asparagi eggs - Crioceris asparagi Asparagus Beetle - Crioceris asparagi Twelve-spotted Asparagus Beetle - Crioceris duodecimpunctata Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus) - Crioceris asparagi Chrysomelid - Crioceris duodecimpunctata Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus) - Crioceris asparagi
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
Tribe Criocerini
Genus Crioceris
Explanation of Names
Crioceris Geoffroy 1762
Numbers
2 adventive spp. in our area(1), both in the nominate subgenus(2)
Range
Palearctic (native); across the US and so. Canada(1)
Food
host: Asparagus officinalis(2)
Works Cited
1.Introduced Leaf Beetles of the Maritime Provinces, 6: The Common Asparagus Beetle... and the Twelve-Spotted Asparagus Beetle...
LeSage, L., E.J. Dobesberger, and C.G. Majka. 2008. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 110(3):602-621.
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.