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Species Eschatocrepis constrictus

Bevy of Wee Beetles on Small Flowers #8 - Eschatocrepis constrictus - Eschatocrepis constrictus Tiny beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus ID for another tiny beetle on Horkelia? - Eschatocrepis constrictus ID for another tiny beetle on Horkelia? - Eschatocrepis constrictus Eschatocrepis constrictus Melyridae: Listrini? - Eschatocrepis constrictus Beetle - Eschatocrepis constrictus Black in a yellow flower - Eschatocrepis constrictus - male - female
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.