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Subfamily: Cryptocephalinae

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Coleoptera (beetles) > Polyphaga > Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea > Family: Chrysomelidae

Cryptocephalus decemnotatus

Cryptocephalus decemnotatus (Ten-spotted leaf beetle), 6mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Cryptocephalus decemnotatus mating pair on yellow daisy in disturbed fynbos. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

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