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Cinerea Group

Blister Beetle - Epicauta funebris Black Blister Beetle - Epicauta pennsylvanica Epicauta (species?), Blister beetle - Epicauta funebris Black and Grey Bug - Epicauta funebris Epicauta funebris? - Epicauta funebris Beetle - Epicauta Margined blister beetle - portrait - Epicauta funebris Beetle - Epicauta
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 Epicautini
Genus Epicauta
No Taxon (subgenus Epicauta)
No Taxon Cinerea Group
Numbers
6 spp. in our area (flobcina & obesa not yet in the guide) + 6 spp. restricted to Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.The taxonomy of North American Epicauta (Coleoptera: Meloidae) with a revision of the nominate subgenus...
Pinto J.D. 1991. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 110: 372 pp.