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Species Cryptocephalus implacidus

Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White  - Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White  - Cryptocephalus implacidus Leaf beetle - Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White - Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White - Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White - Cryptocephalus implacidus Small leaf beetle - Cryptocephalus implacidus
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 (Tinctus group)
Species implacidus (Cryptocephalus implacidus)
Explanation of Names
Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White 1968
implacidus refers to the coarse pronotal punctation (1)
Size
Length 4.6-5.1 mm (1)
Identification
variable:

Dets. M. A. Quinn, 2012-14
Range
sc US (TX-LA-MO-OK) (2)
Food
Collected from Quercus in TX and Rubus in LA (3)
Remarks
Described based on 3 ♀♀. The holotype is from Mansura, LA (3/26/1910); one paratype, from Hockley, TX (6/16/1891; in USNM), another, from Leon Co., TX (5/18/1948; in OSU).
See Also
Very similar to falli (=ochraceus), in which elytral striae 6 and 7 are largely to entirely confused; in implacidus, these are even to somewhat confused.
- Endemic to FL
Print References
White, R.E. 1968. A Review of the Genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera). USNM Bulletin 290. 124 pp.
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.