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Species Pachybrachis subfasciatus

Casebearer - Pachybrachis subfasciatus Case-bearing Leaf Beetle - Pachybrachis subfasciatus Case-bearing Leaf Beetle - Pachybrachis subfasciatus Leaf Beetle? - Pachybrachis subfasciatus Pachybrachis subfasciatus (J. E. LeConte) - Pachybrachis subfasciatus Pachybrachis subfasciatus (J. E. LeConte) - Pachybrachis subfasciatus scriptured leaf beetle - Pachybrachis subfasciatus - male scriptured leaf beetle - Pachybrachis subfasciatus - male
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 Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon (Black Pachys)
Species subfasciatus (Pachybrachis subfasciatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pachybrachis subfasciatus (J. E. LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Cryptocephalus subfasciatus J. E. LeConte 1824
Size
Length 3.2-4.2 mm (1)
Identification
The broad irregular or indented transverse median fascia interrupted at the suture along with an apical spot of the same color are distinctive.
Range
e NA (LA-GA-ON-MB) (2)(3) However, there are no Canada records from the last 55 years...
Season
Apr-May (BG data)
Food
recorded from Juglans, Ulmus, Crataegus, Prunus (4)
See Also
- Range: s. Great Plains
Pachybrachis impurus Suffrian
Det. E. G. Riley

P. dilatatus - Range: FL-NJ-IN (2)
Print References
LeConte, J.E. 1824. Description of some new species of North American insects. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 1: 169-173.
Works Cited
1.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Pachybrachis (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae) of eastern Canada
Barney et al. 2013. ZooKeys 332: 95–175.
4.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.