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Genus Gymnetis

Black and Yellow Beetle - Gymnetis thula I believe this is the Harlequin Flower Beetle..... - Gymnetis thula Hard Shell Bug - Gymnetis thula Harlequin Flower Beetle - Gymnetis thula Harlequin Beetle - Gymnetis thula Gymnetis caseyi - Harlequin Flower Beetle? - Gymnetis thula unknown beetle - Gymnetis thula P1050652 (4) - Gymnetis thula
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 Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Gymnetini
Genus Gymnetis
Explanation of Names
Gymnetis MacLeay 1819
Numbers
a single species in our area(1), ~30 spp. total(2)
Range
so. US to Argentina(2)
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.
2.Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles (by Brett Ratcliffe and Mary Liz Jameson)