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Species Calligrapha bidenticola

Leaf Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Beetle de Amor - Calligrapha bidenticola - male - female brown and white Leaf Beetles - Calligrapha bidenticola - male - female Leaf Beetle? - Calligrapha bidenticola Calligrapha bidentcola or Zygogramma suturalis? - Calligrapha bidenticola Calligrapha bidenticola Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Calligrapha bidenticola --? - Calligrapha bidenticola
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 (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
Range
e. NA to CO (QC-FL to ON-CO-TX)(1)
Food
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= 14.vi.2013
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.