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Subfamily Cassidinae - Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines


Three new hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States and a new United States record.
By Riley, E.G.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(4): 183-190., 2015
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Edward G. Riley. 2015. Three new hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States and a new United States record. The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(4): 183-190.

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Three new species of hispine beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) from the United States are described, illustrated, and discussed: Baliosus randia Riley (Texas), Heptispa brevicornis Riley (Texas), and Sumitrosis triplehorni Riley (Florida). A fourth species originally des

The New World tribes and genera of hispines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
By Staines C.L.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104: 721-784, 2002

The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
By Charles L. Staines. 2006
Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, 2006
Staines, C.L. 2006. The Hispine Beetles of America North of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Special Publication #13. Virginia Museum of Natural History, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Martinsville, Va. vi + 178 pp., 7 color plates, 22 text figs., 44 maps.

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A key is presented to the 14 genera and 74 species and subspecies of hispine leaf miners (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae) known to occur in America north of Mexico. Each genus and species is described and illustrated.

A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part III
By C. L. Staines
Insecta Mundi, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, pp. 213-226, 1994
C. L. Staines, A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part III. The pilatei species group, Insecta Mundi, 8(3-4), 213-226, 1994.

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A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part IV
By C. L. Staines
Insecta Mundi, Vol. 8, No. 3-4, pp. 251-264, 1994
C. L. Staines, A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part IV. The nigrita species group, Insecta Mundi, 8(3-4), 251-264, 1994.

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A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part I
By C. L. Staines
Insecta Mundi, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 183-190, 1993
C. L. Staines, A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part I. Introduction and the subgenera Neostena and Apostena, Insecta Mundi, 7(3), 183-190, 1993.

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A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part II.
By Staines, C.L.
Insecta Mundi. Paper 294., 1994
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Staines, C.L. 1994. A revision of the genus Anisostena Weise (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Hispinae). Part II. The subgenus Anisostena: Key to the species groups and the ariadne species group. Insecta Mundi 8(1-2): 125-135.

A revision of the genus Brachycoryna (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Hispinae)
By Staines C.L.
Insecta Mundi 1: 231-241, 1986