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Species Eschatocrepis constrictus

Bevy of Wee Beetles on Small Flowers #8 - Eschatocrepis constrictus - Eschatocrepis constrictus - male - female Very nondescript  flower beetle for ID - Eschatocrepis constrictus Alpine Beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus Alpine Beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus Alpine Beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus Eschatocrepis constrictus Eschatocrepis constrictus Melyridae: Listrini? - Eschatocrepis constrictus
Classification
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
Author: LeConte, 1852
Identification
"The shape of the pronotum is diagnostic..." [comment by Adriean Mayor]
Range
[see below]
Habitat
"...common on flowers in the early spring in California and Baja California." [comment by Adriean Mayor]
Season
[see above]
Remarks
Page creation based on the identification of this image by Adriean Mayor.
Print References
Howell, Charles D. 1985. Diverse Populations and Subspecies in Eschatocrepis (Coleoptera: Dasytidae). Entomological News 96(4): 129-141.
Internet References
MCZ Type Database @ Harvard Entomology - images of mounted specimen