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Genus Neochlamisus

Larva ID - Neochlamisus Exema sp. leaf beetle? - Neochlamisus Neochlamisus Neochlamisus bebbiana? - Neochlamisus Warty Leaf Beetle - Neochlamisus Neochlamisus platani (Brown) - Neochlamisus platani Neochlamisus sp.? - Neochlamisus - female Neochlamisus, maybe N. comptionae? - Neochlamisus - female
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 Fulcidacini (Warty Leaf Beetles)
Genus Neochlamisus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
members of this genus used to be treated in Diplacaspis or Chlamisus(1) (NB: both are still valid genera)
Explanation of Names
Neochlamisus Karren 1972
17 spp. in our area(1)(2)
Adults resemble caterpillar droppings
Primarily east of the Rocky Mtns(1)
some spp. apparently develop on plants of more than one family, while others seem fairly restrictive in their food choice(1)
Life Cycle
larvae on foliage of host plant(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.