Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conoderus pictus (Candeze)
Conoderus pictus is morpholologically similar to the native C. bellus. Conoderus pictus has a small tubercle on the base of the pronotum that C. bellus lacks. Also, the pronotal maculae on C. pictus are broken, giving the impression of a smily-face.
Neotropical species (Mexico to Argentina) introduced in FL(1)