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Species Cryptocephalus pinicolus

Cryptocephalini on Silverleaf Oak (Q. hypoleucoides) - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalinae on oak - Cryptocephalus pinicolus beetle 59 - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicolus Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicolus
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 (Basalis group)
Species pinicolus (Cryptocephalus pinicolus)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer 1920
Size
3.3-5.1 mm(1)
Range
sw US (CA-TX-CO-UT) (2)
Food
Schaeffer's statement that two of the specimens bear the data "beaten from pine" is in error. (1)
reported in asso. w/ several families, Fagaceae, Rhamnaceae, Rosaceae (3),(BG data)
Remarks
Lectotype designated by White (1968) bears the label information "Carr's Peak, Huach Mts., VII, Ariz., on pine 9000 ft." (1)
Print References
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
Type Info - Smithsonian
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.
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.