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Introduced leaf beetles of the Maritime Provinces, 4: Chrysolina staphylaea (Linnaeus) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
By Majka, C.G., and L. Lesage
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 110(1): 79–86c, 2008

A newly introduced Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860, to California (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae)
By Gilbert, A.J., et al.
The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 83(4):363-365, 2007

Geographic variability in Calligrapha verrucosa (Suffrian 1858), a willow-feeding leaf beetle from western North America
By Goodman M.H., Clark S.M.
Insecta Mundi 0092: 1-11, 2009

Diagnosing an overlooked North American taxon: biological observations and mitochondrial insights on Calligrapha suturella...
By J. Gómez-Zurita, A.P. Vogler & D.J. Funk
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(1): 28-36, 2004
Abstract

Full title: Diagnosing an overlooked North American taxon: biological observations and mitochondrial insights on Calligrapha suturella Schaeffer, 1933 new status (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae)

Systematic revision of the genus Calligrapha Chevrolat (Chrysomelidae) in Central America: The group of Calligrapha argus Stål.
By Gómez-Zurita, J.
Zootaxa 3922, 1-71., 2015
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Gómez-Zurita, J. (2015) Systematic revision of the genus Calligrapha Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) in Central America: The group of Calligrapha argus Stål. Zootaxa 3922, 1-71.

Abstract (in part)

Calligrapha Chevrolat is a large American leaf beetle genus of imprecise taxonomic boundaries.

What is the leaf beetle Calligrapha scalaris (Leconte)?
By Gómez-Zurita J.
Breviora 541: 1-19, 2015

Sexual dimorphism in the attachment ability of the Colorado potato beetle ... to rough substrates
By D. Voigt, J. M. Schuppert, S. Dattinger, and S.N. Gorb
Elsevier Ltd., 2008
Sexual dimorphism in the attachment ability of the Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to rough substrates, Journal of Insect Physiology, Volume 54(5): 765-776, 2008.

L. decemlineata has myriad deformable setae on its tarsi which allow it to adhere to rough surfaces due to van der Waal's force. Deformation of the setae and adhesive secretions allow for a greater contact area, enhancing the bond.

A study on the genus Chrysolina Motsch. 1860, with a checklist of all the described subgenera, species, subspecies, and synonyms
By Bieńkowski A.O.
Genus 12: 105-235, 2001
Full title: A study on the genus Chrysolina Motschulsky, 1860, with a checklist of all the described subgenera, species, subspecies, and synonyms (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae)
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