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Genus Octotoma

Unknown Beetle - Octotoma plicatula Octotoma plicatula In October - Octotoma plicatula Octotoma plicatula? - Octotoma plicatula Hispine feeding on some kind of aster - Octotoma marginicollis Chrysomelid - Octotoma marginicollis Octotoma plicatula (Fabricius) - Octotoma plicatula mine along midvein of Campsis leaflet - Octotoma plicatula St. Andrews leaf miner on Campsis radicans SA59 Octotoma plicatula maybe 2015 1 - Octotoma plicatula
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 Octotoma
Explanation of Names
Octotoma Chevrolat 1836
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 11 total(1)
Range
primarily neotropical (most diverse in Brazil), ranging into so. US (O. plicatula, the only eastern sp., north to DE-MI)(1)