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Species Pyrota perversa

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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
Genus Pyrota
No Taxon (Mylabrina Group)
Species perversa (Pyrota perversa)
Explanation of Names
Pyrota perversa Dillon 1952
Size
13-18 mm (1)
Identification
Metatibial spurs robust, slightly obliquely truncate, concave, the inner one oval...

ALLOTYPE hind leg
Range
e. to c. to s. TX (county records: Bexar (6), Brazos (11), Burleson (1), Hidalgo (1)) (2)(1)
Season
Sept-Oct (2)(1)
Remarks
Type Locality: College Station, Brazos Co., Texas
most records from type series, 1927-1933. in addition to 13 spmns in TAMUIC, 6 paratypes were sent to Selander in 1960, ostensibly from College Station, Brazos Co.

TAMUIC Unit Tray (2)
Print References
Dillon, L.S. 1952. The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas. American Midland Naturalist, 48(2): 330-420. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas
Dillon, Lawrence S. 1952. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 48, No. 2:330-420.
2.Texas A&M University Insect Collection (TAMUIC)