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Cupressi group

unknown beetle - Cryptocephalus irroratus Spotted/striped beetle - Cryptocephalus castaneus Cryptocephalus leucomelas leucomelas - Cryptocephalus leucomelas - female Beetle on rose bush - Cryptocephalus castaneus Which species of Casebearer Beetle is this? - Cryptocephalus castaneus Cryptocephalus leucomelas Cryptocephalus leucomelas Cryptocephalus leucomelas
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 Cupressi group
13 spp. (binotatus, bivius, castaneus, cupressi, disruptus, duryi, optimus, leucomelas, maccus, pseudomaccus, texanus, virginiensis)(1)
Most of the US(1)(2)(3), as follows:
one widely ranging sp. (C. leucomelas MD-MN-CO-AZ-SC)
several southeastern spp. (C. optimus NJ-AR-TX-GA; C. bivius GA-FL-MS; C. virginiensis known from VA only; C. cupressi LA endemic; C. irroratus introduced to FL)
a number of western spp., incl. 2 Texan endemics (C. duryi, C. texanus), C. disruptus known from CO only, and 4 sw. spp. (C. castaneus common in CA with some AZ & NM records; C. binotatus AZ, CA; C. maccus AZ to w. TX; and C. pseudomaccus AZ)