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Cassida

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Cassida vibex
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Cassida azurea

Cassida is a large Old World genus of tortoise beetles in the subfamily Cassidinae. Several species of Cassida are important agricultural pests, in particular C. vittata and C. nebulosa on sugar beet and spinach. The thistle tortoise beetle (Cassida rubiginosa) has been used as a biological control agent against Canada thistle.

There are at least 440 described species in Cassida.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It is the most specioise genus of the subfamily Cassidinae.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cassida Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "Browse Cassida". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  3. ^ "Cassida". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  4. ^ "Cassida Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  5. ^ Staines, C.L. "Catalog of the hispines of the World". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  6. ^ "North American Cryptocephalus species (Chrysomelidae, Cryptocephalinae)". Texas Entomology. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  7. ^ Boroweic, L. (1999). A world catalogue of the Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Biologica Silesiae.
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Cassida: Brief Summary

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" Cassida vibex " Cassida azurea

Cassida is a large Old World genus of tortoise beetles in the subfamily Cassidinae. Several species of Cassida are important agricultural pests, in particular C. vittata and C. nebulosa on sugar beet and spinach. The thistle tortoise beetle (Cassida rubiginosa) has been used as a biological control agent against Canada thistle.

There are at least 440 described species in Cassida. It is the most specioise genus of the subfamily Cassidinae.

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