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The New World tribes and genera of hispines (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
The tribes and genera of New World hispines are revised and a key to the 98 genera is presented and the name of the subfamily is Cassidinae. Expand
Tropical Plant–Herbivore Networks: Reconstructing Species Interactions Using DNA Barcodes
This study demonstrates that host plant identifications at the species-level using DNA barcodes are feasible, cost-effective, and reliable, and that reconstructing plant-herbivore networks with these methods will become the standard for a detailed understanding of these interactions. Expand
Timing the radiations of leaf beetles: hispines on gingers from latest cretaceous to recent.
Stereotyped feeding damage attributable solely to rolled-leaf hispine beetles is documented on latest Cretaceous and early Eocene ginger leaves from North Dakota and Wyoming, suggesting that these relatively derived members of the hyperdiverse leaf-beetle clade evolved at least 20 million years earlier than suggested by insect body fossils. Expand
Limited tolerance by insects to high temperatures across tropical elevational gradients and the implications of global warming for extinction
How CTmax varies among species and populations of a group of diverse tropical insect herbivores, the rolled-leaf beetles, across both broad and narrow elevational gradients is explored and suggests that the risk of extinction of insects may be substantial under some projected rates of global warming. Expand
The genus Cephaloleia (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) in Central America and the West Indies.
The species of Cephaloleia Chevrolat known to occur in Central America and the West Indies are revised and a key to the 88 species is presented. Most species are illustrated. Twenty new species ofExpand
A review of the genus Chelobasis Gray, 1832 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
The genus Chelobasis Gray, 1832 is reviewed. Four species are recognized. A key to the species is presented. The literature is summarized and each species is illustrated.
A checklist of the Limnichidae and the Lutrochidae (Coleoptera) of the world
A checklist of the world species of Limnichidae and Lutrochidae is presented and synonyms, distribution by country, and a terminal bibliography are given for each genus and species. Expand
Using a comprehensive DNA barcode library to detect novel egg and larval host plant associations in a Cephaloleia rolled-leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
A comprehensive DNA barcode library for a community of rolled-leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a premontane tropical forest in Costa Rica was generated and the DNA bar code COI accurately identified all beetle species included in the study. Expand
Larval morphology, development, and notes on the natural history of Cephaloleia “rolled-leaf” beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Three of the four Cephaloleia species, adult females are larger than males, and males display marked sexual dimorphism in the shape of their last abdominal sternite and the pygidium, have equivalent life expectancies. Expand