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Subfamily Nemognathinae

red and black beetle - Gnathium francilloni Soldier Beetle (family Cantharidae-I think) on Feld Thistle, Cirsium discolor, Savannah, Ga - Nemognatha piazata - female Blister Beetle - Tricrania sanguinipennis We're guessing something in Nemognathinae - Nemognatha Blister beetle? - Nemognatha Pseudozonitis labialis Enns - Pseudozonitis labialis Zonitis? Beetle on Thistle Sage - Nemognatha scutellaris
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Nemognathinae
Explanation of Names
Nemognathinae Laporte 1840
Nemognathinae - Greek for 'thread jaw'
Works Cited
1. A revision of the genera Nemognatha, Zonitis, and Pseudozonitis (Coleoptera, Meloidae) in America north of Mexico, with....
Enns, W.R. 1956. University of Kansas Scientific Bulletin 37(17): 685-909.