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Arizonensis group

Red & Black Casebearer in California - Cryptocephalus sanguinicollis Cryptocephalus a. arizonensis Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus arizonensis Small Black Beetle - Cryptocephalus sanguinicollis Small Casebearer - Cryptocephalus nigrocinctus Cryptocephalus? - Cryptocephalus nanus Cryptocephalus nigrocinctus Suffrian - Cryptocephalus nigrocinctus Another black beetle - Cryptocephalus sanguinicollis Cryptocephalus sanguinicollis? - Cryptocephalus sanguinicollis
Classification
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Cryptocephalina
Genus Cryptocephalus
No Taxon Arizonensis group
Numbers
5 spp. (arizonensis, nanus, nigrocinctus, sanguinicollis, pallidicinctus)(1)
Range
se. & w. NA(1)(2)
1 eastern sp. (C. nanus, WV-FL-MS-AR)
3 western spp.: C. sanguinicollis (BC-MT-CA; Mexico), C. arizonensis (AZ to TX), and C. pallidicinctus (CA)
C. nigrocinctus introduced to FL from Puerto Rico (Thomas et al. 1999)
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Cryptocephalus in America north of Mexico (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera).
White, R.E. 1968. USNM Bulletin 290. 124 pp.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.