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New World genera of Galerucinae (tribes Galerucini, Metacyclini, and Luperini): an annotated list and identification key.
By Viswajyothi, K., & Clark, S.M.
European Journal of Taxonomy, 842(1): 1-102., 2022
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Viswajyothi, K., & Clark, S.M. (2022). New World genera of Galerucinae Latreille, 1802 (tribes Galerucini Latreille, 1802, Metacyclini Chapuis, 1875, and Luperini Gistel, 1848): an annotated list and identification key (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 842(1): 1-102.

ABSTRACT

An annotated list, including information on type species, distribution, and number of species, is provided for all of the non-flea-beetle galerucine genera known to occur in the New World (tribes Galerucini, Metacyclini, and Luperini). A diagnostic key to the genera is provided. Habitus illustrations are provided for most genera.

A Synopsis of the North American Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
By John A. Wilcox
New York State Museum and Science Service, 1965
Wilcox, J.A. 1965. A Synopsis of the North American Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). New York State Museum and Science Service Bulletin No. 400. 226 pp., 17 pls. (160 figs.)

Provides keys to 212 species from the United States and Canada; includes descriptions and illustrations of many of the species.

Copies available HERE

An annotated checklist of Missouri leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
By Riley, E.G. & W.R. Enns.
Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science 13: 53–83., 1979
Riley, E.G. & W.R. Enns. 1979. An annotated checklist of Missouri leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science 13: 53–83.

Doris Holmes Blake - Necrolog with appendix: Bibliography to her works.
By Froeschner, R.C., Froeschner, E.M.L. & Cartwright, O.L.
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash., 83(3): 544 - 564, 1981
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Useful source; hopefully, any article published in Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. is available online.

New species of Galerucinae and Alticinae with notes on other species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
By J. A. Wilcox
The Ohio Journal of Science 53(1): 51-58, 1953

Notes on the distribution and biology of some Florida leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
By Flowers, R.W., D.G. Furth and M.C. Thomas.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(1): 79-89., 1994
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Flowers, R.W., D.G. Furth and M.C. Thomas. 1994. Notes on the distribution and biology of some Florida leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 48(1): 79-89.

Abstract

New host plant associations and distribution data are given for 45 species of Florida Chrysomelidae. Eleven species or subspecies are newly recorded from the state: Babia quadriguttata (Olivier), Cryptocephalus mutabilis Melsheimer, Diachus chlorizans (Suffrian), Brachypnoea puncticollis (Say) [new combination]; Brachypnoea clypealis (Horn) [new combination], Glyptoscelis albicans Baly, Metachroma zayasi Blake, Microtheca picea (Guerin), Disonycha alternata (Illiger), Disonycha d.

Notes on leaf-mining Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera) in New England
By Eiseman C.S.
Col. Bull. 69: 453-458, 2015

New host records and other notes on North American leaf-mining Chrysomelidae (Coleoptera)
By Eiseman C.S.
Col. Bull. 68: 351-359, 2014