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Genus Octotoma

Octotoma championi Baly - Octotoma championi Octotoma sp., Leaf Miner on oak and ash - Octotoma marginicollis Octotoma sp., Leaf Miner on slightly succulent, very aromatic herbaceous plant - Octotoma marginicollis Octotoma marginicollis Horn - Octotoma marginicollis Octotoma plicatula?  - Octotoma plicatula Rough beetle  - Octotoma plicatula Octotoma plicatula Octotoma
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)