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Cupressi group

Cryptocephalus optimus Schöller - Cryptocephalus optimus Cryptocephalus duryi Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus duryi little beetle - Cryptocephalus irroratus Case-Bearer Chrysomelid - Cryptocephalus castaneus Patterned leaf beetle - Cryptocephalus leucomelas Cryptocephalus texanus? - Cryptocephalus texanus Cryptocephalinae, Case-bearing Leaf Beetle, dorsal - Cryptocephalus leucomelas Cryptocephalus maccus? - Cryptocephalus maccus
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 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)