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Species Calligrapha floridana

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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 Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Calligrapha
No Taxon (subgenus Calligrapha)
No Taxon (scalaris group)
Species floridana (Calligrapha floridana)
Explanation of Names
Calligrapha floridana Schaeffer 1933
Range
GA*-FL(1)(*BG data)
Food
Hosts: dogwood (Cornus, Cornaceae)(2)(3), specifically C. stricta & C. alternifolia, but not C. florida (J.R. Watts, 5.vii.2008)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.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.
3.What is the leaf beetle Calligrapha scalaris (Leconte)?
Gómez-Zurita J. 2015. Breviora 541: 1-19.