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Species Chrysina beyeri - Beyer's Scarab

Beyer's Scarab - Chrysina beyeri Beyer's Scarab - Chrysina beyeri Beyer's Scarab - Chrysina beyeri Beyer's Scarab - Chrysina beyeri Ménage à trois - Chrysina beyeri - male - female Beyer's Scarab - Chrysina beyeri Scarabaeidae - Chrysina beyeri Beyer's Scarabs (mating), Madera Canyon, AZ - Chrysina beyeri - male - female
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Rutelini
Genus Chrysina
Species beyeri (Beyer's Scarab)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysina beyeri (Skinner)
Orig. Comb: Plusiotis beyeri Skinner, 1905
Numbers
4 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

uniformly purple legs
Range
se AZ / n. Mex.
Season
Jun-Nov (BG data)
Print References
Biederman, C.R. 1907. Notes on Plusiotis beyeri Skinner. Entomological News 18: 7-9.
Cazier, M.A. 1951. The genera Chrysina and Plusiotis of north central Mexico (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). American Museum Novitates, 1516: 1-8.
Coolidge, K.R. 1911. Plusiotis beyeri Skinner. Entomological News 22: 326-327.
Hawks, D.C. 2001. Taxonomic and nomenclatural changes in Chrysina and synonymic checklist of species (Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae). Occasional Papers of the Consortium Coleopterorum. 4(1): 1-8.
Leng, C.W. 1924. Gustav Beyer. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 32(4): 165-166.
Skinner, H. 1905. Descriptions of new Coleoptera from Arizona with notes on some other species. Entomological News 16: 289-292.
Internet References
Living Jewels - Poul Beckmann
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.