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Tribe Epicautini

Tan blister beetle - Epicauta strigosa - - Epicauta albida another beetle for ID - Epicauta Blister Beetle 072315 - Epicauta Blister beetle - Epicauta purpurea Epicauta lauta? - Epicauta meloid - Epicauta blister beetle - Epicauta tenuilineata
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
Explanation of Names
Epicautini Parker & Boving 1924
Numbers
ca. 180 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), close to 300 spp. in the New World
Range
worldwide
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.