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Fall Fund Drive


Genus Cordylospasta

Cordylospasta opaca (Horn) - Cordylospasta opaca Cordylospasta? - Cordylospasta fulleri Blister beetle - Meloe sp.? - Cordylospasta opaca - female Oil beetle?  - Cordylospasta opaca Meloe camanicollis? - Cordylospasta opaca Meloe camanicollis? - Cordylospasta opaca - - Cordylospasta opaca - male Meloinae - Cordylospasta opaca
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
Genus Cordylospasta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Cordylospasta Horn 1875
2 spp., both in our area(2)
w. US(2)
Works Cited
1.A taxonomic revision of the genus Cordylospasta (Coleoptera: Meloidae) with an analysis of geographic variation in C. opaca
Pinto J.D. 1972. Canadian Entomologist 104: 1161-1180.
2.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.