Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Tribe Cassidini - Tortoise Beetles

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 Cassidinae - Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines
Tribe Cassidini - Tortoise Beetles

Genus Agroiconota
Species bivittata - Agroiconota bivittata
Genus Cassida
Species azurea - Cassida azurea
Species flaveola - Pale Tortoise Beetle
Species piperata - Cassida piperata
Species relicta - Cassida relicta
Species rubiginosa - Thistle Tortoise Beetle
Genus Charidotella
No Taxon Subgenus Chaerocassis
Species emarginata - Charidotella emarginata
Species purpurata - Charidotella purpurata
No Taxon Subgenus Charidotella
Species bifossulata - Charidotella bifossulata
Species sexpunctata - Golden Tortoise Beetle
Subspecies bicolor
Subspecies sexpunctata - Charidotella sexpunctata sexpunctata
No Taxon larvae
Species succinea - Charidotella succinea
Genus Coptocycla
Species texana - Anacua Tortoise Beetle
Genus Deloyala
Species barberi - Deloyala barberi
Species guttata - Mottled Tortoise Beetle
Species lecontii - Deloyala lecontii
Genus Erepsocassis
Species rubella - Erepsocassis rubella
Genus Floridocassis
Species repudiata - Floridocassis repudiata
Genus Gratiana
Species boliviana - Gratiana boliviana
Species pallidula - Eggplant Tortoise Beetle
Genus Jonthonota
Species mexicana - Jonthonota mexicana
Species nigripes - Blacklegged Tortoise Beetle
Genus Metrionella
Species bilimeki - Metrionella bilimeki
Genus Microctenochira
Species bonvouloiri - Microctenochira bonvouloiri
Genus Opacinota
Species bisignata - Opacinota bisignata
Genus Parorectis
Species arenaria - Parorectis arenaria
Species callosa - Parorectis callosa
Species sublaevis - Parorectis sublaevis
Genus Helocassis
Species clavata - Clavate Tortoise Beetle
Subspecies clavata - Helocassis clavata clavata
Subspecies testudinaria - Helocassis clavata testudinaria
Genus Strongylocassis
Species atripes - Strongylocassis atripes