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Pubescent Pachys

Chryso 2 - Pachybrachis donneri Pachybrachis thoracicus Jacoby - Pachybrachis thoracicus Pachybrachis thoracicus Jacoby - Pachybrachis thoracicus Beetle - Pachybrachis thoracicus beetle 15 - Pachybrachis integratus Pachybrachis brunneus Bowditch - Pachybrachis brunneus Pachybrachis - Pachybrachis uteanus Pachybrachis wickhami Bowditch  - Pachybrachis wickhami
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon Pubescent Pachys
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Group A - an artificial group of pubescent Pachybrachis spp. called out by Fall (1915), and just revised by Barney (2019) (1)(2)

Pachybrachis haematodes Suffrian is synonymized under P. morosus (new synonymy),
P. marmoratus Jacoby and P. desertus Fall are synonymized under P. analis (new synonymies), and
P. brunneus Bowditch and P. uteanus Fall are synonymized under P. donneri (new synonymies). (2)
upper surface distinctly pubescent (1) Key p. 308 in source
only pubescent Pachy sp. e. of Texas is Pachybrachis morosus Haldeman (2)
members of Fall's (1915) pubescent species group A as revised by Barney (2019):

analis - robust, black, thin pubescence, yellow elytral tips
donneri - black with yellow elytral edges
integratus - Cryptocephalus-like
thoracicus - black with red at base of thorax
wickhami - very thick pubescent, gray thorax and orange elytra
xanti - yellow, thin pubescence, barrel-shaped
Print References
Barney, R.J. 2019. Definition and revision of the pubescens species-group of North American Pachybrachis Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae), including descriptions of three new species. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(4): 1017-1048. (2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys
H. C. Fall. 1915. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 41, No. 3: 291–486 .
2.Definition and revision of pubescens species-group of NA Pachybrachis (Chrysomelidae), including descriptions of three n. spp.
Barney, R.J. 2019. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(4): 1017-1048.