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Species Sumitrosis pallescens

Sumitrosis pallescens (Baly) - Sumitrosis pallescens Cassidinae - Sumitrosis pallescens Sumitrosis in Chamaecrista fasciculata - Sumitrosis pallescens Sumitrosis in Chamaecrista fasciculata - Sumitrosis pallescens Sumitrosis pallescens (Baley) - Sumitrosis pallescens Sumitrosis pallescens (Baley) - Sumitrosis pallescens
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 Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines)
Tribe Chalepini
Genus Sumitrosis
Species pallescens (Sumitrosis pallescens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sumitrosis pallescens (Baley)
Orig. Comb: Chalepus pallescens Baley, 1885
Explanation of Names
pallesc - Latin for 'pale' (1)
Numbers
5 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Size
3 mm
Range
Coastal states: TX-FL-MD / Mex. to C. Amer. (2)
Food
Asso. w/ sensitive pea - Chamaecrista spp. (Fabaceae) (3)
Print References
Baley, J.S. 1885. Biologia Centrali-Americana, Insecta, Coleoptera, Hispidae. 6(2): 1-72.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.
3.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.