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Genus Octotoma

Octotoma championi Baly - Octotoma championi Octotoma sp., Leaf Miner on slightly succulent, very aromatic herbaceous plant - Octotoma marginicollis Octotoma plicatula? - Octotoma plicatula Hispine feeding on some kind of aster - Octotoma marginicollis mine along midvein of Campsis leaflet - Octotoma plicatula St. Andrews leaf miner on Campsis radicans SA59 Octotoma plicatula maybe 2015 2 - Octotoma plicatula Rough beetle  - Octotoma plicatula Octotoma marginicollis? - Octotoma marginicollis
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 (Longhorn 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)