Three New Reports of Subsocial Tortoise Beetles from South America (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)

@inproceedings{Macedo2015ThreeNR,
  title={Three New Reports of Subsocial Tortoise Beetles from South America (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)},
  author={M. V. Macedo and V. Flinte and Andr{\'e} Abejanella and C. Chaboo},
  year={2015}
}
ABSTRACT Subsociality is known in 35 species in 10 genera of the chrysomelid subfamilies Cassidinae and Chrysomelinae. In Cassidinae, the behavior is clustered in two tribes, Eugenysini and Mesomphaliini, but unknown biologies of many of these species limit fine-scaled resolution of the origins and diversity of this interesting behavior. We report three new records of subsocial Cassidinae, Eugenysa martae Borowiec in Colombia, Omaspides (Omaspides) clathrata L. in French Guiana, and… Expand
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