Submitted to: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: August 17, 2008
Publication Date: November 8, 2008
Citation: Konstantinov, A.S. 2008. Book review: Leaf and Seed Beetles of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae and Orsodacnidae), by J. C. Ciegler. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(4):1253-1254. Technical Abstract: The book entitled Leaf and Seed Beetles of South Carolina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae and Orsodacnidae), by J. C. Ciegler. (246 pages, 324 black and white illustrations, 8.5 “ x 11"; ISBN 0-9753471-8-7. Forty dollars, paperback. Biota of South Carolina. Volume 5. Clemson University, Clemson, S. C. First Printing: June 2007) is reviewed. This volume represents a key to subfamilies, 139 genera and 498 species of leaf beetles that occur in South Carolina. In addition to the keys, it contains brief introduction, literature cited, three appendices, glossary and index. Each species is diagnosed and information on its distribution and host plants is provided.