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Genus Saxinis

Leaf Beetle - Saxinis saucia Vague Beetle - Saxinis Saxinis sp.? - Saxinis saucia Saxinis sp.? - Saxinis saucia Clytrini - Saxinis apicalis Saxinis sinuata Schaeffer - Saxinis sinuata Saxinis saucia ? - Saxinis saucia Chrysomelidae, Case-bearing, dorsal - Saxinis omogera
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 Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Clytrini
Subtribe Babiina
Genus Saxinis
Explanation of Names
Saxinis Lacordaire 1848
Numbers
10 spp. in our area (all in the subg. Boreosaxinis), __ in 2 subgenera total(1)
Range
primarily neotropical group; in our area, S. omogera is the only eastern species (eastern 2/3 of the US + ON), the rest are restricted to sw. US, with S. saucia ranging into BC(1)(2)
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.
2.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska