Calligrapha californica

Calligrapha californica is a species of beetles in the subfamily Chrysomelinae (a subfamily of leaf beetles or Chrysomelidae). It is found in the United States and Canada.

Calligrapha californica
Picture taken in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Québec, Canada in June 2006
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Calligrapha
C. californica
Binomial name
Calligrapha californica
(Linell, 1896)[1]
  • Calligrapha californica californica
  • Calligrapha californica coreopsivora Brown, 1945[2][3]
  • Calligrapha (Bidensomela) californica
  • Calligrapha coreopsivora
  • Calligrapha elegans (Olivier) Beaulne, 1939[4]
  • Calligrapha elegans var. californica Linell, 1896
  • Chrysomela elegans Olivier, 1807,[5] not Gmelin, 1789

References edit

  1. ^ A short review of the Chrysomelas of North America. ML Linel, Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 1896, page 198 (Stable URL at jstor)
  2. ^ Brown, 1945, Canad. Ent. volume 77, pages 117-133
  3. ^ Discussion of Synonymy and First Illustrations of Larva and Pupa of Coreopsomela elegans (Olivier 1807) from California (Notes on North American Coleoptera, No. 6). Charles S. Papp, Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society Vol. 32, No. 3 (Jul., 1959), pages 137-141 (Stable URL at jstor)
  4. ^ A few notes on Chrysomelidae. Jos. I. Beaulne, The Canadian Entomologist, Volume 71, Issue 7, July 1939, pages 163-164
  5. ^ Entomologie, ou Histoire naturelle des insectes, avec leurs caractères génériques et spécifiques, leur description, leur synonymie, et leur figure enluminée. GA Olivier, 1807 (description page 532)

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