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Amatus group

Cryptocephalus amatus Haldeman - Cryptocephalus amatus beetle 36 - Cryptocephalus merus Cryptocephalus merus? - Cryptocephalus merus Cryptocephalus merus? - Cryptocephalus merus on   Ericameria laricifolia, Turpentine Bush - Cryptocephalus merus Cryptocephalus - Cryptocephalus merus - male - female Cryptocephalus - Cryptocephalus merus - male - female Cryptocephalus merus
Classification
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 Amatus group
Numbers
2 spp.(1)
Range
both spp. TX-AZ, C. merus north to WY(2)
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.