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cryptocephalus

 [krip″to-sef´ah-lus]
1. a developmental anomaly in which the head is inconspicuous.
2. a malformed fetus with this deformity.

cryptocephalus

[krip′tōsef′ələs]
Etymology: Gk, kryptos + kephale, head
a malformed fetus that has a small, underdeveloped head. cryptocephalic, cryptocephalous, adj., cryptocephaly, n.

cryptocephalus

(krĭp″tō-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [″ + kephale, head]
A congenital deformity in which the head is inapparent.

cryptocephalus

a monster with an inconspicuous head.
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4 RP 440 Subtribu Monachulina Leng, 1920 Lexiphanes guerini (Perbosc, 1839) RP 440 Subtribu Cryptocephalina Gyllenhal, 1813 Cryptocephalus guttulatus Olivier, 1808 BP 1,100 Cryptocephalus trizonatus ME 540 Suffrian, 1858 (Sg) Cryptocephalus umbonatus MS, BE 680 Schaeffer, 1906 (Sg) Diachus auratus (Fabricius, 1801) RP, MS, BE 440-780 Tribu Clytrini Lacordaire, 1848 Subtribu Ischiopachyna Ischiopachys bicolor proteus ME 550 Lacordaire, 1848 Subtribu Clytrina Lacordaire, 1848 Anomoea rufifrons mutabilis ME, MS, BE 550-950 (Lacordaire, 1848) Smaragdina agilis MS, BE 900 (Lacordaire, 1848) (Sg) Subtribu Megalostomina Chapuis, 1874 Coscinoptera aeneipennis ME, BE 550-780 (LeConte, 1858) Coscinoptera scapularis scapularis ME 550 (Lacordaire, 1848) (Sg) Coscinoptera tamaulipasi L.
Of the six specific species they listed, three occurred in our study area, and representatives of all of the other genera, except Cryptocephalus (Chrysomelidae), also occurred on or around Point Clear Island.