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Species Colaspis planicostata

Colaspis planicostata Blake - Colaspis planicostata Colaspis planicostata Blake - Colaspis planicostata
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 Eumolpinae
Tribe Eumolpini
No Taxon (Section Iphimeites)
Genus Colaspis
Species planicostata (Colaspis planicostata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Species described by Doris Holmes Blake (1892-1978) in 1974.
Numbers
28 spp. north of Mexico (1)
Identification
Between 4.7 and 6.2 mm in length, oblong oval, yellow brown above.
Range
South Texas / Mexico (2)
Food
Polyphagous (3)
Print References
Blake, D.H. 1974. The costate species of Colaspis in the United States (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Smithsonian contributions to zoology, Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press. 181 pp. (4)
Blake, D.H. 1976. The brown semicostate and costate species of Colaspis in Mexico and Central America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). USDA Tech. Bull. No. 1534.
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.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.
4.The costate species of Colaspis in the United States
Blake, D.H. 1974. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington. 181 pp.