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Genus Baliosus

Basswood Leaf Miner? - Baliosus nervosus Quercus host - Baliosus nervosus Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Quercus species D572 2017 2 - Baliosus nervosus Basswood Leaf Miner - Baliosus nervosus St. Andrews leaf miner on Ulmus alata SA1181 2017 1 - Baliosus nervosus Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Amelanchier arborea or laevis D998 Baliosus nervosus 2018 4 - Baliosus nervosus Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Quercus nigra D1034 2018 1 - Baliosus nervosus Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Quercus nigra D1034 2018 2 - Baliosus nervosus
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 Chalepini
Genus Baliosus
Explanation of Names
Baliosus Weise 1905
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, ~50 total(1)
Range
neotropical group ranging north to se. Canada(1):
B. nervosus e. NA (NS-ON-MN-SD to FL-TX-AZ)
B. californicus TX-CA-OR
B. ferrugineus AZ