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Species Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus

Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus R. White  - Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus At the Arizona Desert Museum black light  - Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus From Mesquite   - Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus From Mesquite   - Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus
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 Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Cryptocephalina
Genus Cryptocephalus
No Taxon (Cupressi group)
Species pseudomaccus (Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus pseudomaccus R. White 1968
Size
Length: 4.0 to 4.2 mm (1)
Range
Endemic to AZ (2)
Remarks
This species described from three individuals taken in 1934 at Globe, Arizona, by Parker.
The holotype (male, in California Academy of Sciences) was taken on April 16, 1934 on Acacia greggii, the allotype (also in California Academy of Sciences) bears the following data "July V-11-1934"; a male paratype was taken on April 16, 1934 on Acacia greggii and is in the USNM collection. (1)
See Also

The species is quite similar to maccus and can be distinguished in the basis of the submedian elytral spot.
In maccus, this spot is undulate and attains the lateral margin; in pseudomaccus, it is not undulate and does not attain the lateral margin. (1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Cryptocephalus in America north of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera).
White, R.E. 1968. USNM Bulletin 290. 124 pp.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.