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Genus Baliosus

Baliosus nervosus (Panzer) - Baliosus nervosus Basswood Leaf Miner - Baliosus nervosus Beetle - Baliosus nervosus Baliosus randia Riley - Baliosus randia Found by flooded river - Baliosus nervosus Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Ulmus alata D1051 2018 1 - Baliosus nervosus Basswood Leaf Miner - Baliosus nervosus Baliosus nervosus
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Baliosus
Explanation of Names
Baliosus Weise 1905
4 spp. in our area, ~50 total(1)(2)
neotropical group ranging north to se. Canada(1)(2):
B. nervosus - e. NA (NS-ON-MN-SD to FL-TX-AZ)
B. californicus - AZ-CA-OR
B. ferrugineus - AZ
B. randia - s. TX