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Species Calligrapha bidenticola

Oct Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Chrysomelidae, lateral - Calligrapha bidenticola Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Beetle? - Calligrapha bidenticola Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles Calligrapha bidenticola - Calligrapha bidenticola Gold and black striped beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Red-bodied roundish beetle w/black & white elytra - Calligrapha bidenticola
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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Chrysomelinae
Tribe Chrysomelini
Subtribe Doryphorina
Genus Calligrapha
No Taxon (subgenus Bidensomela)
Species bidenticola (Calligrapha bidenticola)
Explanation of Names
Calligrapha bidenticola Brown 1945
e. NA to CO (QC-FL to ON-CO-TX)(1)
Hosts: Asteraceae, incl. Ambrosia, Bidens, Coreopsis(2)
See Also

easily distinguished by color of the elytral epipleura (the folded ventral part of the elytra), completely dark in C. bidenticola vs with a conspicuous pale median stripe in Z. suturalis. --Jesús Gómez-Zurita, pers. comm. to =v=
Works Cited
1.New distribution records and biogeography of Calligrapha species in North America (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae)
Gómez-Zurita J. 2005. Canadian Field-Naturalist 119: 88-100.
2.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.