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Species Parorectis callosa

Parorectis callosa (Boheman) - Parorectis callosa
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Parorectis
Species callosa (Parorectis callosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Parorectis callosa (Boheman)
Orig. Comb: Cassida callosa Boheman 1854
Explanation of Names
callio (G). 'more beautiful' (1)
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (2) (3 total)
Size
Length 6.0-6.7 mm
Range
se US (s. TX, AL-FL-SC) - Map (3)(4)
Food
asso. w/ Physalis and Solanum (Solanaceae) (5)
Print References
Boheman, C.H. 1854. Monographia Cassididarum. Vol. 2. Holmiae, 506 pp. + 2 tab.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada
Clark et al. 2004. Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2, 476 pp.