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Species Baliosus nervosus - Basswood Leaf Miner

Baliosus nervosus - male Beetle - Baliosus nervosus beetle miner of Quercus velutina - Baliosus nervosus Tentiform mine on basswood - Baliosus nervosus Quercus host - Baliosus nervosus Leigh Farm Park leaf miner on Quercus species D572 2017 2 - Baliosus nervosus Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Amelanchier arborea or laevis D981 2018 2 - 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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Baliosus
Species nervosus (Basswood Leaf Miner)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Baliosus nervosus (Panzer)
Orig. Comb: Hispa nervosa Panzer 1794

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
e NA to UT (NM-FL-ME-UT) / NS-ON (1)(2)
Mostly: Apr-Jul (BG data)
late March to early September in AL (3)
normal host is American Basswood (Tilia americana, Tiliaceae), but has been reported from plants of seven other families, incl. Fagaceae, Salicaceae, and Rosaceae (4)
Print References
Staines, C.L. 2002. The New World tribes and genera of hispines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104(3): 721-784. Abstract.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2006
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
2.Annotated list of the leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) of Kentucky: Subfamily Cassidinae
Barney R.J., Clark S.M., Riley E.G. 2007. J. Kentucky Acad. Sci. 68: 132-144.
3.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
4.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.