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Species Urodera crucifera

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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 Clytrini
Subtribe Babiina
Genus Urodera
Species crucifera (Urodera crucifera)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Urodera crucifera texana Schaeffer
Syn: Urodera texana Schaeffer
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
Length (from apex of prothorax to apex of elytra) 6 mm., width 4.25 mm. (Schaeffer 1919)
Range
South Tex / Mex (2)
Food
Adults are associated with Caesalpinaceae and Mimosaceae (Fabaceae). (Moldenke 1970) (3)
Remarks
Type Locality: Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas
Print References
Moldenke, A.R. 1970. A Revision of the Clytrinae of North America North of the Isthmus of Panama (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Stanford University, Stanford. 310 pp.
Schaeffer, C. 1919(1920). Synonymical and other notes on some species of the family Chrysomelidae and descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 23: 307-340. Full Text
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2008
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.