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Species Deloyala lecontii

Mottled Tortoise Beetle - Deloyala lecontii Gold bug - Deloyala lecontii Deloyala lecontii? - Deloyala lecontii Deloyala lecontii Deloyala lecontii? - Deloyala lecontii Deloyala lecontii? - Deloyala lecontii Deloyala lecontii? - Deloyala lecontii Tortoise Beetle - Deloyala lecontii
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 Deloyala
Species lecontii (Deloyala lecontii)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Deloyala lecontii (Crotch)
Orig. Comb: Coptocycla leconteii Crotch 1873
treated by some workers as a synonym of D. guttata
Identification
two color forms:
Range
CA-TX / Mex. (1)
Print References
Crotch, G.R. 1873. Materials for the study of the Phytophaga of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 25: 19-83.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.