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Species Paracotalpa puncticollis

San Diego Co. P. puncticollis - Paracotalpa puncticollis RED LEGGED BEETLE - Paracotalpa puncticollis . - Paracotalpa puncticollis Unknown and Beautiful Scarab - Paracotalpa puncticollis Desert Beetle - Paracotalpa puncticollis Beetle, yellow with thin stripes, green thorax. - Paracotalpa puncticollis Paracotalpa puncticollis Paracotalpa puncticollis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Rutelini
Genus Paracotalpa
Species puncticollis (Paracotalpa puncticollis)
Explanation of Names
Paracotalpa puncticollis (LeConte 1863)
Print References
Brian S. Cheary, Alan R. Hardy and James A. Robertson (1972). Observations on the Biology of Paracotalpa puncticollis Leconte (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Coleopterists Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 97-101 (1st page from JSTOR)
Internet References