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scalaris group

leaf beetle - Calligrapha dolosa Beetle with Interesting Pattern - Calligrapha Calligrapha - Calligrapha confluens C. floridana in Louisiana? - Calligrapha floridana leaf beetle - Calligrapha confluens Calligrapha - Calligrapha confluens Calligrapha spiraea? - Calligrapha spiraea - male - female Calligrapha spiraea? - Calligrapha spiraea - male - female
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 Calligrapha)
No Taxon scalaris group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
as defined in(1): a large lineage of forms sometimes very different phenotypically
Numbers
at least 14 spp.(1) (some cryptic spp. near C. scalaris may be separated later)
Food
by host plant(1):
Alnus (alder): C. confluens
Betula (birch): C. ignota
Cornus (dogwood): C. floridana, C. knabi, C. rowena
Corylus (hazel): C. rhoda
Crataegus (hawthorn): C. dolosa
Ostrya (hop-hornbeam): *C. ostryae
Physocarpus (ninebark): C. spiraea
Prunus (wild plum): C. pruni
Tilia (linden/basswood): C. amator, *C. tiliae, *C. virginea
Ulmus (elm): C. scalaris
*species not yet in the guide
Works Cited
1.What is the leaf beetle Calligrapha scalaris (Leconte)?
Gómez-Zurita J. 2015. Breviora 541: 1-19.