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Species Cryptocephalus badius

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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 Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Cryptocephalina
Genus Cryptocephalus
No Taxon (Badius group)
Species badius (Cryptocephalus badius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Suffrian 1852
Size
Length: 3.6 to 4.6 mm. (1)
Identification
The red pronotum and cream spot pattern on the elytra are distinctive. … John R. Watts, 8 July, 2008
Range
TX-FL-NJ-KS (2)
The 69 specimens examined by White (1968) in the USNM were collected in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Mississippi, Kansas, and Oklahoma. (1)
Works Cited
1.A Review of the Genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera).
Richard E. White. 1968. USNM Bulletin 290. 124 pp.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.