Texas Beetle Resources

Return to Texas Entomology - Compiled by Mike Quinn


Leaf Beetles of Texas - Family Chrysomelidae

844 species of chrysomelids have been recorded from Texas (E.G. Riley, pers. comm.)
The following thumbnails represent over 50% of the Texas total.

Speciemens primarily shot at the ERGC, TAMUIC, and the UTIC

BruchinaeDonaciinaeCriocerinae - Cassidinae - ChrysomelinaeGalerucinae - EumolpinaeCryptocephalinae


Subfamily Bruchinae - Bean or Seed Weevils

help id - Caryobruchus gleditsiae=help id - Caryobruchus gleditsiaeAmblycerus Bruchinae - Zabrotes spectabilis Zabrotes Zabrotes subfasciatus Acanthoscelides compressicornis (Schaeffer) - Acanthoscelides compressicornis Acanthoscelides tenuis Bottimer - Acanthoscelides tenuis Acanthoscelides biustulus (Fall) - Acanthoscelides biustulus Acanthoscelides longistilus (Horn) - Acanthoscelides longistilus Acanthoscelides flavescens (Fahraeus) - Acanthoscelides flavescens Acanthoscelides pectoralis (Horn) - Acanthoscelides pectoralis=Acanthoscelides pectoralis (Horn) - Acanthoscelides pectoralis Acanthoscelides tridenticulatus Bottimer - Acanthoscelides tridenticulatus=Acanthoscelides tridenticulatus Bottimer - Acanthoscelides tridenticulatus Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus (Schaeffer) - Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus=Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus (Schaeffer) - Acanthoscelides macrophthalmus  Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - Algarobius bottimeri=Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - Algarobius bottimeri=Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - Algarobius bottimeri Algarobius bottimeri Kingsolver - Algarobius bottimeri
Gibbobruchus mimus (Say) - Gibbobruchus mimus=Gibbobruchus mimus (Say) - Gibbobruchus mimus - male Megacerus cubiculus (Casey)  - Megacerus cubiculus - male=Megacerus cubiculus (Casey)  - Megacerus cubiculus - male=Megacerus cubiculus (Casey) - Megacerus cubiculus - female Megacerus maculiventris (Fahraeus) - Megacerus maculiventris - male Beetle - Megacerus discoidus=Beetle - Megacerus discoidus Megacerus leucospilus (Sharp) - Megacerus leucospilus beetle - Megacerus coryphae - female
Merobruchus insolitus (Sharp) - Merobruchus insolitus=Merobruchus insolitus (Sharp) - Merobruchus insolitus Merobruchus terani Kingsolver - Merobruchus terani=Merobruchus terani Kingsolver - Merobruchus terani Merobruchus major (Fall) - Merobruchus major=Merobruchus major (Fall) - Merobruchus major=Merobruchus major (Fall) - Merobruchus major Acanthoscelides=Acanthoscelides Mimosestes amicus (Horn) - Mimosestes amicus Mimosestes protractus (Horn) - Mimosestes protractus Mimosestes nubigens (Motschulsky) - Mimosestes nubigens Neltumius texanus (Schaeffer) - Neltumius texanus=Neltumius texanus (Schaeffer) - Neltumius texanus Sennius guttifer (Sharp) - Sennius guttifer=Sennius guttifer (Sharp) - Sennius guttifer Sennius leucostauros Johnson and Kingsolver - Sennius leucostauros=Sennius leucostauros Johnson and Kingsolver - Sennius leucostauros Sennius Sennius lebasi (Fahraeus) - Sennius lebasi=Sennius lebasi (Fahraeus) - Sennius lebasi Sennius cruentatus (Horn) - Sennius cruentatus Stator subaeneus (Schaeffer) - Stator subaeneus - female=Stator subaeneus (Schaeffer) - Stator subaeneus - female Stator vachelliae Bottimer - Stator vachelliae=Stator vachelliae Bottimer - Stator vachelliae Stator pruininus (Horn) - Stator pruininus Stator beali Johnson - Stator beali Stator limbatus (Horn) - Stator limbatus
Bruchinae > ? - Stylantheus macrocerus=Bruchinae > ? - Stylantheus macrocerus

Subfamily Donaciinae - Aquatic or Long-horned Leaf Beetles

Donacia hypoleuca Lacordaire  - Donacia hypoleuca Donacia cincticornis Newman - Donacia cincticornis Donacia Donacia liebecki Schaeffer - Donacia liebecki Donacia texana Crotch - Donacia texana=Donacia texana Crotch - Donacia texana=Donacia texana Crotch - Donacia texana=Donacia texana Crotch - Donacia texana
Donacia caerulea Olivier - Donacia caerulea=Donacia caerulea Olivier - Donacia caerulea Donacia parvidens Schaeffer - Donacia parvidens=Donacia parvidens Schaeffer - Donacia parvidens Donacia palmata Olivier - Donacia palmata=Donacia palmata Olivier - Donacia palmata=Donacia palmata Olivier - Donacia palmata


Subfamily Criocerinae - Shining Leaf Beetles

Blue-banded Lema Leaf Beetle - Lema solani Ten-lined Lema Beetle - Lema trivittata Three-lined Potato Beetle - Lema daturaphila Yellow Beetle - Lema nigrovittata flea beetle? - Lema opulenta Lema conjuncta Lacordaire - Lema conjuncta Leaf beetle - Lema trabeata

Crioceris asparagi (Linnaeus) - Crioceris asparagi / Orange and Black Beetle - ID? - Neolema cordata Neolema quadriguttata R. White - Neolema quadriguttata Neolema ovalis White - Neolema ovalis
Oulema variabilis R. White - Oulema variabilis Oulema cornuta (Fabricius) - Oulema cornuta Oulema simulans (Schaeffer) - Oulema simulans Oulema collaris (Say) - Oulema collaris Oulema (Hapsidolemoides) palustris (Blatchley) - Oulema palustris leaf beetle - Oulema sayi


Subfamily Cassidinae - Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines

Argus Tortoise Beetle - Chelymorpha cassidea=Argus Tortoise Beetle - Chelymorpha cassidea Tortoise Beetle - Chelymorpha phytophagica Palmetto Tortoise Beetle - Hemisphaerota cyanea Wild Olive Tortoise Beetle - Physonota alutacea=Physonota alutacea Boheman - Physonota alutacea=Wild Olive Tortoise Beetle - Physonota alutacea

Jonthonota nigripes (Olivier) - Jonthonota nigripes Cassidine - Jonthonota mexicana Charidotella sexpunctata (Fabricius) - Charidotella sexpunctata=Charidotella sexpunctata sexpunctata (Fabricius) - Charidotella sexpunctata Orange tortoise beetle - Charidotella emarginata Parorectis sublaevis (Barber) - Parorectis sublaevis Opacinota bisignata (Boheman) - Opacinota bisignata Strongylocassis atripes (J. L. LeConte) - Strongylocassis atripes
Microctenochira bonvouloiri (Boheman) - Microctenochira bonvouloiri Deloyala guttata (Olivier) - Deloyala guttata Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius) - Plagiometriona clavata=Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius) - Plagiometriona clavata=Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius) - Plagiometriona clavata Parorectis callosa (Boheman) - Parorectis callosa Deloyala guttata (Olivier) - Deloyala guttata Agroiconota bivittata (Say) - Agroiconota bivittata
Gratiana pallidula (Boheman) - Gratiana pallidula cassidine - Charidotella succinea=Charidotella succinea (Boheman) - Charidotella succinea Anacua Tortoise Beetle - Coptocycla texana - male - female=Anacua Tortoise Beetle - Coptocycla texana=Anacua Tortoise Beetle - Coptocycla texana=Coptocycla texana (Schaeffer) - Coptocycla texana=Coptocycla texana (Schaeffer) – teneral adult - Coptocycla texana 


Possible S. metallica - Stenispa metallicaAnisostena texana Schaeffer - Anisostena texana beetle - Anisostena ariadne Chalepus bicolor (Olivier) - Chalepus bicolor=Chalepus bicolor leaf beetle - Chalepus walshii
Anisostena cyanea Staines - Anisostena cyanea
Anisostena funesta (Baly) - Anisostena funesta Beetle - Glyphuroplata pluto Anisostena nigrita (Olivier) - Anisostena nigrita Glyphuroplata anisostenoides Riley - Glyphuroplata anisostenoides Microrhopala excavata cyanea (Say) - Microrhopala excavata Octotoma championi Baly - Octotoma championi Octotoma marginicollis Horn - Octotoma marginicollis Leaf miner on Encelia (Brittle Bush) - Microrhopala rubrolineata - female
Xenochalepus ater (Weise) - Xenochalepus ater Odontota mundula (Sanderson) - Odontota mundula=Odontota mundula (Sanderson) - Odontota mundula Odontota scapularis (Olivier) - Odontota scapularis=Odontota scapularis (Olivier) - Odontota scapularis Pentispa distincta (Baly) - Pentispa distincta Goldenrod Leaf Miner - Microrhopala vittata=Microrhopala vittata (Fabricius) - Microrhopala vittata
Pentispa melanura (Chapuis) - Pentispa melanura=Pentispa melanura (Chapuis) - Pentispa melanura Anisostena gracilis (Horn) - Anisostena gracilis Odontota horni J. Smith - Odontota horni Heptispa brevicornis Riley - Heptispa brevicornis
Sumitrosis ancoroides (Schaeffer) - Sumitrosis ancoroides Sumitrosis pallescens (Baly) - Sumitrosis pallescens Baliosus nervosus (Panzer) - Baliosus nervosus Sumitrosis inaequalis (Weber) - Sumitrosis inaequalis Baliosus sp. EGR 1 - Baliosus Brachycoryna pumila Guérin-Méneville - Brachycoryna pumila Stenopodius texanus Schaeffer - Stenopodius texanus Brachycoryna melsheimeri (Crotch) - Brachycoryna melsheimeri Baliosus randia Riley - Baliosus randia


Subfamily Chrysomelinae - Broad-shouldered Leaf Beetles

Microtheca ochroloma Stål - Microtheca ochroloma Microtheca picea (Guérin-Méneville) - Microtheca picea

Chrysolina auripennis (Say) - Chrysolina auripennis Labidomera clivicollis=Labidomera clivicollis (Kirby) - Labidomera clivicollis=Labidomera clivicollis (Kirby) - Labidomera clivicollis

Leaf Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola=Leaf Beetle - Calligrapha bidenticola Calligrapha multipunctata? - Calligrapha multipunctata - female=leaf beetle - Calligrapha multipunctata Chrysomelidae - Calligrapha dislocata Calligrapha scalaris (LeConte) - Calligrapha scalaris
adult beetle - Calligrapha serpentina=Calligrapha serpentina (Rogers) - Calligrapha serpentina=Calligrapha serpentina (Rogers) - Calligrapha serpentina=Calligrapha serpentina (Rogers) - Calligrapha serpentina=Coleoptera-Chrysomelidae-Calligrapha serpentina - Calligrapha serpentina

Calligraphy beetle - Zygogramma conjuncta Zygogramma disrupta (Rogers) - Zygogramma disrupta=Zygogramma disrupta (Rogers) - Zygogramma disrupta Zygogramma continua (LeConte) - Zygogramma continua=Zygogramma continua (LeConte) - Zygogramma continua Sunflower Beetle - Zygogramma Exclamationis - Zygogramma exclamationis
Zygogramma opifera? - Zygogramma opifera Zygogramma tortuosa (Rogers) - Zygogramma tortuosa=Zygogramma tortuosa (Rogers) - Zygogramma tortuosa Zygogramma heterothecae Linell - Zygogramma heterothecae=Zygogramma heterothecae Linell - Zygogramma heterothecae Zygogramma sp. - Zygogramma conjuncta=Chrysomelinae - Zygogramma conjuncta ? - Zygogramma conjuncta

Leptinotarsa haldemani (Rogers) - Leptinotarsa haldemani=Leptinotarsa haldemani (Rogers) - Leptinotarsa haldemani=Leptinotarsa haldemani (Rogers) - Leptinotarsa haldemani  On Ground Cherry - Leptinotarsa rubiginosa=Leptinotarsa rubiginosa (Rogers) - Leptinotarsa rubiginosa
Caligraph-like Beetle - Leptinotarsa collinsi Texas & Colorado Potato Beetles - Leptinotarsa texana Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) - Leptinotarsa decemlineata Leptinotarsa texana Schaeffer - Leptinotarsa texana Leptinotarsa lineolata (Stål) - Leptinotarsa lineolata Beetle - Leptinotarsa juncta


Plagiodera thymaloides Stål - Plagiodera thymaloides Plagiodera arizonae Crotch - Plagiodera arizonae Gastrophysa cyanea F. E. Melsheimer - Gastrophysa cyanea=Gastrophysa cyanea Melsheimer - Gastrophysa cyanea Unknown Chrysomelid - Gastrophysa dissimilis Prasocuris vittata (Olivier) - Prasocuris vittata

Phaedon viridis F. E. Melsheimer - Phaedon viridis=Phaedon viridis F. E. Melsheimer - Phaedon viridis=Phaedon viridis F. E. Melsheimer - Phaedon viridis Phaedon desotonis Balsbaugh - Phaedon desotonis

Chrysomela texana (Schaeffer) - Chrysomela texana=Chrysomela texana (Schaeffer) - Chrysomela texana Chrysomela scripta Fabricius - Chrysomela scripta Chrysomela interrupta Fabricius - Chrysomela interrupta=Chrysomela interrupta Fabricius - Chrysomela interrupta


Subfamily Galerucinae - Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles

Trirhabda schwarzi Blake - Trirhabda schwarzi Monoxia batisia Blatchley - Monoxia batisia Monoxia sordida (J. L. LeConte) - Monoxia sordida Derospidea ornata (Schaeffer) - Derospidea ornata BG2923 E7775 - Trirhabda bacharidis Derospidea brevicollis (LeConte) - Derospidea brevicollis Coraia subcyanescens (Schaeffer) - Coraia subcyanescens - male Chrysomelid - Xanthogaleruca luteola Brucita marmorata (Jacoby) - Brucita marmorata Water-lily Beetle? - Galerucella nymphaeae Miraces aeneipennis Jacoby - Miraces aeneipennis

Ophraella communa LeSage - Ophraella communa Ophraella americana (Fabricius) - Ophraella americana Leaf beetle - Ophraella notata Ophraella notulata (Fabricius) - Ophraella notulata Ophraella communa LeSage - Ophraella communa Leaf Beetle - Ophraella sexvittata / Erynephala maritima (LeConte) - Erynephala maritima


Cerotoma trifurcata (Forster) - Cerotoma trifurcata=Cerotoma trifurcata (Forster) - Cerotoma trifurcata Cerotoma? - Cerotoma ruficornis - male Paranapiacaba connexa (J. L. LeConte) - Paranapiacaba connexa Paranapiacaba tricincta (Say) - Paranapiacaba tricincta=Paranapiacaba tricincta (Say) - Paranapiacaba tricincta Cyclotrypema furcata (Olivier) - Cyclotrypema furcata Leaf Beetle - Luperosoma subsulcatum - male Phyllecthris dorsalis (Olivier) - Phyllecthris dorsalis
Acalymma vittatum (Fabricius) - Acalymma vittatum Acalymma trivittatum (Mannerheim) - Acalymma trivittatum Chrysomelidae - ? - Acalymma blandulum - male Leaf Beetle - Acalymma vinctum Acalymma peregrinum (Jacoby) - Acalymma peregrinum
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber - Diabrotica undecimpunctata=Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber - Diabrotica undecimpunctata Diabrotica longicornis (Say) - Diabrotica longicornis=Diabrotica longicornis (Say) - Diabrotica longicornis Diabrotica balteata LeConte - Diabrotica balteata Diabrotica litterata (Sahlberg) - Diabrotica litterata Diabrotica adelpha Harold - Diabrotica adelpha=Diabrotica adelpha Harold - Diabrotica adelpha
Diabrotica cristata (Harris) - Diabrotica cristata=Diabrotica cristata (Harris) - Diabrotica cristata Diabrotica virgifera - female

Phyllobrotica limbata (Fabricius) - Phyllobrotica limbata Phyllobrotica physostegiae Riley - Phyllobrotica physostegiae - female=Phyllobrotica physostegiae Riley - Phyllobrotica physostegiae - male Keitheatus blakeae (White) - Keitheatus blakeae Metrioidea varicornis (Leconte) - Metrioidea varicornis Triarius vittipennis (Horn) - Triarius vittipennis Triarius lividus (LeConte) - Triarius lividus Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby) - Pteleon brevicornis=Pteleon brevicornis (Jacoby) - Pteleon brevicornis


Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae=Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae=Malacorhinus acaciae (Schaeffer) - Malacorhinus acaciae


Blepharida rhois (Forster) - Blepharida rhois=Blepharida rhois (Forster) - Blepharida rhois Pseudorthygia nigritarsis (Jacoby) - Pseudorthygia nigritarsis Mantura floridana Crotch - Mantura floridana Glenidion flexicaulis (Schaeffer) - Glenidion flexicaulis Dibolia borealis Chevrolat (southern form) - Dibolia borealis Pseudodibolia opima (LeConte) - Pseudodibolia opima=Pseudodibolia opima (LeConte) - Pseudodibolia opima

Altica texana Schaeffer - Altica texana=Altica texana Schaeffer - Altica texana Altica knabii (Blatchley) - Altica knabii Altica foliaceae J. L. LeConte - Altica foliaceae Altica sp., foliaceae complex - Altica foliaceae Altica litigata Fall - Altica litigata - male Altica chalybea Illiger - Altica chalybea Altica? - Altica torquata Lysathia ludoviciana (Fall) - Lysathia ludoviciana Asphaera lustrans (Crotch) - Asphaera lustrans=Leaf Beetle 1 - Asphaera lustrans=Asphaera lustrans (Crotch) - Asphaera lustrans Omophoita cyanipennis octomaculata (Crotch) - Omophoita cyanipennis Chaetocnema pinguis J. L. LeConte - Chaetocnema pinguis Chaetocnema pulicaria  F. E. Melsheimer - Chaetocnema pulicaria Riley's Boca Chica Flea Beetle - Chaetocnema rileyi Chaetocnema quadricollis Schwarz - Chaetocnema quadricollis Chaetocnema densa R. White - Chaetocnema densa
Crepidodera nana (Say) - Crepidodera nana Crepidodera browni Parry - Crepidodera browni Margaridisa sp. - Margaridisa Hornaltica bicolorata (Horn) - Hornaltica bicolorata
Epitrix fasciata Blatchley - Epitrix fasciata Epitrix sp. (EGR 1) - Epitrix Epitrix sp. (EGR 3) - Epitrix Lupraea picta (Say) - Lupraea picta Strabala acuminata Blake - Strabala acuminata Strabala rufa? - Strabala rufa Agasicles hygrophila Hemiphrynus intermedius (Jacoby) - Hemiphrynus intermedius Disonycha leptolineata Blatchley - Disonycha leptolineata Disonycha arizonae Casey - Disonycha arizonae Disonycha fumata (LeConte) - Disonycha fumata Disonycha sp. - Disonycha alternata Disonycha admirabila Blatchley - Disonycha admirabila Disonycha glabrata (Fabricius) - Disonycha glabrata Disonycha barberi Blake - Disonycha barberi Disonycha pensylvanica (Illiger) - Disonycha pensylvanica Disonycha procera Casey - Disonycha procera Flea Beetle - Disonycha caroliniana Disonycha stenosticha Schaeffer - Disonycha stenosticha Disonycha tenuicornis Horn - Disonycha tenuicornis Disonycha discoidea (Fabricius) - Disonycha discoidea Disonycha collata Disonycha varicornis Horn - Disonycha varicornis Disonycha triangularis (Say) - Disonycha triangularis Disonycha? sp possible? - Disonycha xanthomelas Alticid - Disonycha politula
Longitarsus sp. (on Lantana) - Longitarsus Longitarsus sp. EGR 23 - Longitarsus Alticini - Longitarsus varicornis - female Longitarsus subrufus LeConte - Longitarsus subrufus Longitarsus suspectus Blatchley - Longitarsus suspectus - male Cerataltica insolita (Melsheimer) - Cerataltica insolita Longitarsus sp. (EGR 13) - Longitarsus - male Longitarsus sp. (EGR 20) - Longitarsus - male Longitarsus sp. (EGR 21) - Longitarsus - male
Glyptina nivalis Horn - Glyptina nivalis - female Glyptina cyanipennis (Crotch) - Glyptina cyanipennis Glyptina Glyptina Glyptina sp. on Croton - Glyptina Glyptina brunnea Horn - Glyptina brunnea Chrysomelidae - Glyptina texana Luperaltica nigripalpis (LeConte) - Luperaltica nigripalpis Luperaltica semiflava (Fall) - Luperaltica semiflava Parchicola sp. - Parchicola - male Parchicola tibialis (Olivier) - Parchicola tibialis Cornulactica varicornis (Jacoby) - Cornulactica varicornis Monomacra bumeliae (Schaeffer) - Monomacra bumeliae - male
Capraita nigrosignata (Schaeffer) - Capraita nigrosignata Capraita texana (Crotch)  - Capraita texana=Capraita texana (Crotch) - Capraita texana=Capraita texana (Crotch) - Capraita texana Capraita obsidiana (Fabricius)  - Capraita obsidiana Capraita sexmaculata (Illiger) - Capraita sexmaculata Capraita circumdata UID INSECT - Capraita scalaris Flea Beetle - Kuschelina thoracica Kuschelina gibbitarsa (Say) - Kuschelina gibbitarsa Kuschelina? - Kuschelina vians Kuschelina petaurista (Fabricius) - Kuschelina petaurista Kuschelina EGR 1 - Kuschelina - male Kuschelina laeta (Perbosc) - Kuschelina laeta Kuschelina jacobiana (Horn) - Kuschelina jacobiana Blue Alticini - Kuschelina lugens
Orthaltica copalina (Fabricius) - Orthaltica copalina - male=Orthaltica copalina (Fabricius) - Orthaltica copalina - female Orthaltica melina Horn - Orthaltica melina - male=Orthaltica melina Horn - Orthaltica melina - female
Phydanis bicolor Horn - Phydanis bicolor - male=Phydanis bicolor Horn - Phydanis bicolor - female
Psylliodes convexior LeConte - Psylliodes convexior Leaf Beetle - Psylliodes punctulatus Flea Beetle - Phyllotreta liebecki Phyllotreta - Phyllotreta zimmermanni flea beetle - Phyllotreta striolata Phyllotreta aeneicollis (Crotch) - Phyllotreta aeneicollis=Phyllotreta aeneicollis (Crotch) - Phyllotreta aeneicollis Phyllotreta lewisii (Crotch) - Phyllotreta lewisii
Distigmoptera Distigmoptera apicalis - female Pseudolampsis guttata (LeConte) - Pseudolampsis guttata
Syphrea nana (Crotch) - Syphrea nana Bernardia Flea Beetle - Syphrea Nesaecrepida infuscata (Schaeffer) - Nesaecrepida infuscata Flea Beetle? & mite - Nesaecrepida asphaltina Flea Beetle - Syphrea flavicollis
Systena hudsonias (Forster)  - Systena hudsonias Systena frontalis (Fabricius) - Systena frontalis Systena pallicornis Schaeffer - Systena pallicornis Systena blanda Melsheimer - Systena blanda Systena gracilenta Blake - Systena gracilenta Systena sexnotata Fall - Systena sexnotata Systena marginalis Systena? - Systena corni
Trichaltica scabricula (Crotch) - Trichaltica scabricula=Beetle - Trichaltica scabricula

Subfamily Eumolpinae - Oval Leaf Beetles

Typophorus nigritus (Fabricius) - Typophorus nigritus=Typophorus nigritus (Fabricius) - Typophorus nigritus
Graphops comosa Blake - Graphops comosa Graphops curtipennis (F. E. Melsheimer) - Graphops curtipennis Graphops simplex LeConte (green form) - Graphops simplex=Graphops simplex J. L. LeConte (green form) - Graphops simplex=Graphops simplex J. L. LeConte (brown form) - Graphops simplex Metachroma longicolle Jacoby - Metachroma longicolle Metachroma - Metachroma luridum Metachroma orientale Blake - Metachroma orientale Metachroma pellucidum Crotch - Metachroma pellucidum Metachroma quercatum (Fabricius) - Metachroma quercatum=Metachroma quercatum (Fabricius) - Metachroma quercatum Metachroma suturale J. L. LeConte - Metachroma suturale Metachroma texanum Schaeffer - Metachroma texanum Metachroma ustum J. L. LeConte - Metachroma ustum Metachroma interruptum (Say) - Metachroma interruptum Metachroma viticola Linell - Metachroma viticola Paria arizonensis Wilcox - Paria arizonensis Paria sexnotata (Say) - Paria sexnotata Paria n. sp. - Paria Paria quadriguttata LeConte - Paria quadriguttata Paria sp.,  fragariae complex - Paria fragariae-complex
Dogbane Beetle - Chrysochus auratus Glyptoscelis prosopis Schaeffer - Glyptoscelis prosopis Beetle - Glyptoscelis pubescens Myochrous sp., denticollis-cyphus Complex - Myochrous cyphus-denticollis Myochrous magnus Schaeffer - Myochrous magnus Spintherophyta globosa (Olivier) - Spintherophyta globosa  Tymnes metasternalis (Crotch) - Tymnes metasternalis Zenocolaspis subtropica (Schaeffer) - Zenocolaspis subtropica Eumolpine - male=Eumolpine - female Rhabdopterus deceptor Barber - Rhabdopterus deceptor Rhabdopterus weisei (Schaeffer) - Rhabdopterus weisei Tymnes tricolor (Fabricius) - Tymnes tricolor Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei=Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei=Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei=Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei=Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei=Brachypnoea lecontei Riley, Clark & Seeno - Brachypnoea lecontei Brachypnoea rotundicollis (Schaeffer) - Brachypnoea rotundicollis Brachypnoea texana (Schaeffer) - Brachypnoea texana  Colaspis brownsvillensis Blake - Colaspis brownsvillensis Colaspis planicostata Blake - Colaspis planicostata Colaspis sp. - Colaspis hesperia Colaspis sp.  - Colaspis brunnea Metaparia viridimicans (Horn) - Metaparia viridimicans - male=Metaparia viridimicans (Horn) - Metaparia viridimicans - female Metaparia opacicollis (Horn) - Metaparia opacicollis Metaparia sp. EGR 1 - Metaparia - male Metaparia sp. 2 - Metaparia - male Metaparia clytroides Crotch - Metaparia clytroides - male=Metaparia clytroides Crotch - Metaparia clytroides - female

Megascelis texana Linell - Megascelis texana=Megascelis texana Linell - Megascelis texana


Fidia texana Schaeffer - Fidia texana=Fidia texana Schaeffer - Fidia texana Fidia clematis Schaeffer - Fidia clematis Fidia viticida Walsh - Fidia viticida
Xanthonia dentata Staines & Weisman - Xanthonia dentata Xanthonia vagans (J. L. LeConte) - Xanthonia vagans Xanthonia furcata Staines & Weisman - Xanthonia furcata Xanthonia sp. (n. sp. 1) - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp. 2 - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp. (n. sp. 3) - Xanthonia Xanthonia sp. 4 - Xanthonia 

Subfamily Cryptocephalinae - The Casebearers, Cylindrical Leaf Beetles

====Griburius montezuma (Suffrian)  - Griburius montezuma Griburius lecontii Crotch - Griburius lecontii
Griburius scutellaris (Fabricius) - Griburius scutellaris=Griburius scutellaris (Fabricius) - Griburius scutellaris Griburius - Griburius undetermined=Griburius - Griburius undetermined Griburius equestris (Olivier) - Griburius equestris=Griburius equestris (Olivier) - Griburius equestris
Pachybrachis pusillus Bowditch - Pachybrachis pusillus Pachybrachis diversus Fall - Pachybrachis diversus Pachybrachis pectoralis (F. E. Melsheimer) - Pachybrachis pectoralis Pachybrachis spumarius Suffrian - Pachybrachis spumarius Pachybrachis duryi Fall - Pachybrachis duryi achybrachis xantholucens Fall - Pachybrachis xantholucens Pachybrachis marmoratus Jacoby - Pachybrachis marmoratus Pachybrachis brunneus Bowditch - Pachybrachis brunneus Pachybrachis sp (EGR 19) - Pachybrachis
Pachybrachis sp. (EGR 2) - Pachybrachis Pachybrachis sp. (EGR 6) - Pachybrachis Pachybrachis Pachybrachis impurus Suffrian - Pachybrachis impurusPachybrachis - Pachybrachis wenzeli Pachybrachis brevicornis Fall - Pachybrachis brevicornis Pachybrachis vestigialis Fall - Pachybrachis vestigialis=Pachybrachis vestigialis Fall - Pachybrachis vestigialis
Pachybrachis texanus Bowditch  - Pachybrachis texanus Pachybrachis latithorax Clavareau  - Pachybrachis latithorax Pachybrachis brevicollis LeConte - Pachybrachis brevicollis Pachybrachis subvittatus LeConte - Pachybrachis subvittatus Beetle: 2012.05.22.24828 - Pachybrachis tridens  Pachybrachis turbidus LeConte - Pachybrachis turbidus Pachybrachis luridus (Fabricius) - Pachybrachis luridus - male Pachybrachis
Casebearer - Pachybrachis bivittatus Pachybrachis dubiosus J. L. LeConte - Pachybrachis dubiosus Pachybrachis pawnee Fall - Pachybrachis pawneePachybrachis vau Fall - Pachybrachis vau Pachybrachis othonus Say - Pachybrachis othonus=Pachybrachis othonus (Say) - Pachybrachis othonus Pachybrachis 
Pachybrachis haematodes Suffrian - Pachybrachis haematodes Pachybrachis morosus Haldeman - Pachybrachis morosus Pachybrachis thoracicus Jacoby - Pachybrachis thoracicus Pachybrachis hector Fall - Pachybrachis hector Pachybrachis cruentus LeConte - Pachybrachis cruentus=Pachybrachis cruentus LeConte - Pachybrachis cruentus Pachybrachis hector Fall - Pachybrachis hector Pachybrachis hepaticus (Melsheimer) - Pachybrachis hepaticus
Bassareus areolatus (Suffrian)  - Bassareus areolatus Bassareus brunnipes Bassareus clathratus (F. E. Melsheimer)  - Bassareus clathratus Bassareus mammifer (Newman)  - Bassareus mammifer==Bassareus mammifer (Newman)  - Bassareus mammifer Bassareus sp. -- ? vittate form of lituratus (Fabricius) - Bassareus lituratus=Bassareus lituratus (Fabricius) - Bassareus lituratus

Cryptocephalus notatus Fabricius - Cryptocephalus notatus Cryptocephalus quadruplex Newman - Cryptocephalus quadruplex Cryptocephalus pinicolus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus pinicola Cryptocephalus mucoreus LeConte - Cryptocephalus mucoreus Cryptocephalus basalis Suffrian  - Cryptocephalus basalis Cryptocephalus a. arizonensis Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus arizonensis Cryptocephalus guttulatus Olivier - Cryptocephalus guttulatus=Cryptocephalus guttulatus Olivier - Cryptocephalus guttulatus Cryptocephalus guttulatellus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus guttulatellus=Cryptocephalus guttulatellus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus guttulatellus Cryptocephalus pumilus Haldeman - Cryptocephalus pumilus  Cryptocephalus brunneovittatus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus brunneovittatus Cryptocephalus trivittatus Olivier - Cryptocephalus trivittatus Cryptocephalus venustus Fabricius - Cryptocephalus venustus Cryptocephalus bispinus Suffrian - Cryptocephalus bispinus - male Cryptocephalus confluentus Say  - Cryptocephalus confluentus Cryptocephalus implacidus R. White - Cryptocephalus implacidus Cryptocephalus fulguratus LeConte - Cryptocephalus fulguratus Cryptocephalus downiei E. Riley & Gilbert  - Cryptocephalus downiei  Cryptocephalus texanus Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus texanus Cryptocephalus duryi Schaeffer - Cryptocephalus duryi Cryptocephalus cribripennis J. L. LeConte - Cryptocephalus cribripennis Cryptocephalus leucomelas Suffrian - Cryptocephalus leucomelas Cryptocephalus trizonatus Suffrian - Cryptocephalus trizonatus Cryptocephalus triundulatus On Pine, high elevation - Cryptocephalus atrofasciatus Coleoptera - Cryptocephalus badius Cryptocephalus mutabilis F. E. Melsheimer - Cryptocephalus mutabilis Cryptocephalus defectus LeConte - Cryptocephalus defectus Cryptocephalus vapidus R. White - Cryptocephalus vapidus Cryptocephalus - Cryptocephalus spurcus


Triachus Triachus sp. - Triachus / Lexiphanes teapensis (Jacoby) - Lexiphanes teapensis Lexiphanes sp. on Seep Willow (Baccharis sp) - Lexiphanes guerini Lexiphanes saponatus (Fabricius) - Lexiphanes saponatus
Diachus - male=Diachus - female Diachus Diachus auratus (Fabricius) - Diachus auratus Diachus chlorizans (Suffrian) - Diachus chlorizans


Anomoea nitidicollis Schaeffer  - Anomoea nitidicollis Anomoea flavokansiensis Moldenke - Anomoea flavokansiensis - male - female=Beetle - Anomoea flavokansiensis Anomoea laticlavia (Forster)  - Anomoea laticlavia=Anomoea - Anomoea laticlavia - male Anomoea rufifrons mutabilis (Lacordaire) - Anomoea rufifrons Smaragdina militaris (J. L. LeConte) - Smaragdina militaris
Coleorozena fulvilabris (Jacoby) - Coleorozena fulvilabris Coleorozena pilatei (Lacordaire) - Coleorozena pilatei Coleothorpa axillaris (J. L. LeConte) - Coleothorpa axillaris Saxinis sinuata Schaeffer - Saxinis sinuata=Saxinis sinuata Schaeffer - Saxinis sinuata Chrysomelidae, Case-bearing, dorsal - Saxinis omogera Chrysomelidae - Coscinoptera aeneipennis Megalostomis dimidiata Lacordaire - Megalostomis dimidiata=Megalostomis dimidiata Lacordaire - Megalostomis dimidiata
Urodera crucifera texana Schaeffer - Urodera crucifera   - Urodera dilaticollis Clytrini - Saxinis apicalis Babia quadriguttata (Olivier) - Babia quadriguttata Babia tetraspilota J. L. LeConte - Babia tetraspilota 

Chlamisus maculipes (Chevrolat) - Chlamisus maculipes Chlamisus texanus (Schaeffer) - Chlamisus texanus=Chlamisus texanus (Schaeffer) - Chlamisus texanus Warty Leaf Beetle - Chlamisus foveolatus

Diplacaspis prosternalis (Schaeffer) - Diplacaspis prosternalis / Neochlamisus bebbianae (Brown) – complex - Neochlamisus bebbianae - male Neochlamisus gibbosus (Fabricius)  - Neochlamisus gibbosus - male Neochlamisus scabripennis (Schaeffer) - Neochlamisus scabripennis Neochlamisus velutinus Karren - Neochlamisus velutinus

Exema gibber (Fabricius) - Exema gibber Exema elliptica Karren - Exema elliptica Exema dispar Lacordaire - Exema dispar Exema mormona Karren - Exema mormona=Exema mormona Karren - Exema mormona Exema? - Exema canadensis Exema conspersa (Mannerheim) - Exema conspersa Warty Leaf Beetles - Exema

Primary References:

Clark, S.M., D.G. LeDoux, T.N. Seeno, E.G. Riley, A.J. Gilbert & J.M. Sullivan. 2004. Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae exclusive of Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 2. 476 pp.

Riley, E.G., S.M. Clark, R.W. Flowers, and A.J. Gilbert. 2002. Family 124. Chrysomelidae Latreille 1802, Pp. 617-691 In: Arnett, et al., (editors) American Beetles vol. 2, Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. xiv + 861 pp.

Riley, E.G., S.M. Clark, and T.N. Seeno. 2003. Catalog of the leaf beetles of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication no. 1. 290 pp.


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