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Species Microctenochira bonvouloiri

Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman) - Microctenochira bonvouloiri Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman) - Microctenochira bonvouloiri Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman) - Microctenochira bonvouloiri Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman) - Microctenochira bonvouloiri
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 Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Microctenochira
Species bonvouloiri (Microctenochira bonvouloiri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman)
Orig. Comb: Coptocycla bonvouloiri Boheman, 1862
Range
Extreme so. TX to Costa Rica (1)(2)
Food
hosts: noyau vine (Merremia dissecta) and Ipomoea wolcottiana (Convolvulaceae) (3)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Cassidinae of the world - an interactive manual (by Lech Borowiec and Jolanta Świętojańska)