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Striped Pachys

Cylindrical leaf beetle - Pachybrachis circumcinctus Pachybrachis dubiosus LeConte - Pachybrachis dubiosus Black and white striped beetle - Pachybrachis virgatus Chrysomelidae, Striped Pachys, dorsal - Pachybrachis Pachybrachis chester Riley & Barney - Pachybrachis chester - male Striped Beetles on New Jersey Tea - Pachybrachis othonus - male - female Three Bridges Chrysomelid - Pachybrachis bivittatus Pachybrachis? - Pachybrachis bivittatus
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 Cryptocephalini
Subtribe Pachybrachina
Genus Pachybrachis (Scriptured Leaf Beetles)
No Taxon Striped Pachys
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Group D - an artificial group of Pachybrachis spp. called out by Fall (1915), the last person to revise Pachybrachis. (1)
Identification
In typically marked forms the elytra are yellow or testaceous with the suture and two vittae on each being black. The outer vitta is more subject to reduction or disintegration than the inner stripe. (1)
Remarks
Spp. recognized by Fall (1915) as members of Group D:
(Starred species (*) are tabulated in more than one group)

bivittatus
circumcinctus
consimilis - orange pronotum, yellow-edged black elytra
dubiosus
litigiosus
othonus
pawnee
picturatus
sublimatus* - type is pale orange
umbraculatus - yellow with only faint stripes
vau
viduatus
virgatus
Print References
Fall, H.C. 1915. A revision of the North American species of Pachybrachys. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 41: 291-486. (1)
Riley, E.G. and R.J. Barney. 2015. Definition and revision of the viduatus species-group of North American Pachybrachis Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(1): 25–59. (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 the viduatus species-group of North American Pachybrachis Chevrolat (Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae)
Riley, E.G. and R.J. Barney. 2015. The Coleopterists Bulletin 69(1): 25–59.