Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subgenus Chaerocassis

Golden Tortoise Beetle - Charidotella purpurata Tortoise Beetle - Charidotella purpurata Chrysomelid - Charidotella emarginata tortoise beetle - Charidotella purpurata Charidotella purpurata? - Charidotella Charidotella emarginata? - Charidotella emarginata Charidotella emarginata? - Charidotella emarginata Charidotella purpurata ? - Charidotella purpurata
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 Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles)
Genus Charidotella
No Taxon Subgenus Chaerocassis
3 spp. in our area(1), 5 spp. total(2)
so. Canada (NS-AB) to Panama(2)(3)