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Species Eschatocrepis constrictus

Orange County Beetle Archives #29 - Needs ID. - Eschatocrepis constrictus Very nondescript  flower beetle for ID - Eschatocrepis constrictus Tiny beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus Alpine Beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus ID for another tiny beetle on Horkelia? - Eschatocrepis constrictus Eschatocrepis constrictus A farewell to arm - Eschatocrepis constrictus ? Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetle), on Layia platyglossa, Common Tidy-tips - Eschatocrepis constrictus
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Dasytinae
Tribe Dasytini
Genus Eschatocrepis
Species constrictus (Eschatocrepis constrictus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasytes constrictus
Explanation of Names
Eschatocrepis constrictus (LeConte 1852)
shape of pronotum diagnostic [Adriean Mayor]
common on flowers in the early spring in CA & Baja [Adriean Mayor]
Print References
Howell C.D. (1985) Diverse populations and subspecies in Eschatocrepis (Coleoptera: Dasytidae). Ent. News 96: 129-141.