tortoise beetle
Chelymorpha cribraria (Fabricius, 1775)

Resources

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Chrysomeloidea
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Hispinae
Tribe: Mesomphaliini
Genus: Chelymorpha

Other System Links

ITIS: 720003
NPDN Pest: INAMIRA

Categories

Category: Foliage Feeding Insects

References

Common Name Reference: Derived from taxonomy / Generic common name

Scientific Name Reference: Riley, E. G., S. Clark, and T. Seeno. 2003. Catalog of the Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico. The Coleopterists Society Special Publication No. 1. 290 pp.+search and sort CD.