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Species Sumitrosis ancoroides

Sumitrosis ancoroides (Schaeffer) - Sumitrosis ancoroides On Strophostyles leiosperma - Sumitrosis ancoroides Mine on Strophostyles helvola - Sumitrosis ancoroides? - Sumitrosis ancoroides Beetles mining Strophostyles leiosperma - Sumitrosis ancoroides
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Sumitrosis
Species ancoroides (Sumitrosis ancoroides)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sumitrosis ancoroides (Schaeffer)
Orig. Comb: Anoplitis ancoroides Schaeffer 1933
Explanation of Names
ancoroides = 'ancor-like' (prob. refers to the dorsal pattern)
3.2-4.0 mm(1)

Det. E. G. Riley, 1998
e NA to AB (NJ-FL to IA-TX) + prairie provinces (MB-AB) / Mex. - Map (2)(3)
hosts: Fuzzybean (Strophostyles) and some other Fabaceae(4)
Print References
Schaeffer, C. 1933. Notes on some Hispini and Cassidini and descriptions of new species (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 9: 103-109.
Works Cited
1.The leaf beetles of Alabama
Edward Balsbaugh and Kirby Hays. 1972. Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
4.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.