Deloyala guttata

Deloyala guttata, the mottled tortoise beetle, is a species of tortoise beetle in the family Chrysomelidae.[1][2] It is found in the Caribbean, Central America, North America, and South America.[2][3][4]

Deloyala guttata
Deloyala guttata - Mottled Tortoise Beetle.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Deloyala
D. guttata
Binomial name
Deloyala guttata
(Olivier, 1790)
Mottled Tortoise Beetle, Deloyala guttata, Pryor, OK, USA[5]


  1. ^ "Deloyala guttata Species Information". Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Deloyala guttata Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "North American Cryptocephalus species (Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae)". Texas Entomology. Mike Quinn. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Staines C.L. (2011). "Catalog of the hispines of the World"". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Images and collection data for Deloyala guttata". Pictures from Earth. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

Further readingEdit

  • Arnett, R. H. Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
  • Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
  • Borowiec, Lech (1999). A world catalogue of the Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), 476.
  • Richard E. White. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Riley, Edward G., Shawn M. Clark, and Terry 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.
  • White, Richard E. (1968). A Review of the Genus Cryptocephalus in America North of Mexico. Smithsonian Institution Press.