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The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
By Charles L. Staines. 2006
Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, 2006
ISBN: 1884549-24-1
Cite: 254982
Staines, C.L. 2006. The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Special Publication #13. Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Martinsville, Va. vi + 178 pp., 7 color plates, 22 text figs., 44 maps.

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A key is presented to the 14 genera and 74 species and subspecies of hispine leaf miners (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) known to occur in America north of Mexico. Each genus and species is described and illustrated.

Species accounts include references to plate and distribution map, description, discussion, distribution, and larval host plant when known. Also describes known larvae and summarizes known biology.

Soft cover; 6 x 9".

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