Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Genus Parorectis

Cassidini - Parorectis sublaevis Parorectis sublaevis (Barber) - Parorectis sublaevis Parorectis callosa (Boheman) - Parorectis callosa Parorectis sublaevis? - Parorectis sublaevis small, bumpy, bronze tortoise beetle - Parorectis callosa small, bumpy, bronze tortoise beetle - Parorectis callosa Parorectis callosa from North Central Texas - Parorectis callosa
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 Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Parorectis
Explanation of Names
Parorectis Spaeth 1901
3 spp. in our area(1), 4 spp. total(2)(3)
so. US to Costa Rica(2); in our area:
P. arenaria se. Wyo to Wis (3)
P. callosa TX-FL-SC
P. sublaevis AZ to w.TX (1)