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Species Griburius scutellaris

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Griburius
Species scutellaris (Griburius scutellaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Griburius scutellaris (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Cryptocephalus scutellaris Fabricius, 1801
Explanation of Names
scutell (L). 'a little shield' (1)
Numbers
5 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
Length 4.7-6.3 mm (3)
Identification
Lateral margins and occasionally medial and paired basal spots of prothorax yellowish orange. Scutellum and medial and apical elytral fascia yellow-orange. (3)
variable:
Range
e US (TX-GA-NY-KS) - Map (2)(4)
Season
mostly April-June (3)(4)
Food
Reported from genera in Fabaceae, Fagaceae, and Rhamnaceae (5)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.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.