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Species Parorectis callosa

Parorectis callosa (Boheman) - Parorectis callosa small, bumpy, bronze tortoise beetle - Parorectis callosa small, bumpy, bronze tortoise beetle - Parorectis callosa Parorectis callosa from North Central Texas - Parorectis callosa
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 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)
Length 4.0–5.4 mm (2)
se US (s. to n. TX, AL-FL-SC) / Mex. - Map (3)(4)
asso. w/ ground cherry (Physalis) and nightshade (Solanum) (Solanaceae) (5)
Print References
Barber, H.S. 1946. A new tortoise beetle from Texas (Coleoptera, Cassidinae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 41: 102–103.
Boheman, C.H. 1854. Monographia Cassididarum. Vol. 2. Holmiae, 506 pp. + 2 tab.
Niño-Maldonado S, Romero-Nápoles J, Sánchez-Reyes UJ, Jones RW, González-De-León EI. 2014. Inventario preliminar de Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) de Tamaulipas, México. Pg. 121–132. In: Correa-Sandoval A, Horta-Vega JV, García- Jiménez J, Barrientos-Lozano L (eds.). Biodiversidad Tamaulipeca vol. 2, no. 2. Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico de Ciudad Victoria; Tamaulipas, Mexico. 276 p.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A new species of Parorectis from nc US, with notes on prothoracic and head morphology of the genus (Cassidinae: Cassidini).
Riley, E. G. 2020. Insecta Mundi 0808: 1–9.
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.