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Tribe Eupomphini

red and yellow bug - Tegrodera aloga Desert Spider Beetle - Cysteodemus armatus Unknown beetle - Tegrodera aloga Blister Beetle - Eupompha schwarzi Need help? - Tegrodera aloga Pleuropasta mirabilis Pleuropasta reticulata (Van Dyke) - Pleuropasta reticulata Inflated Beetle - Cysteodemus armatus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Meloinae
Tribe Eupomphini
Explanation of Names
Eupomphini LeConte 1862
Numbers
28 spp. in 7 genera, all in our area(1)
Identification
see(2)
Range
the only tribe of the family confined to the Nearctic(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.A taxonomic review of Cysteodemus, Phodaga, and Pleuropasta with a new generic synonymy
Pinto J.D. 1984. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 86: 127-143.