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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Cerotoma

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles)
Tribe Luperini
Subtribe Diabroticina
No Taxon (Section Cerotomites)
Genus Cerotoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Ceratoma (spelling)
Explanation of Names
Cerotoma Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex. (1) (18 spp. total)
Size
4-9 mm
Range
in our area, one sp. in widely eastern (west to SD-NM) and two are restricted to so./sw. US (FL, TX, AZ) (1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.