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Species Phyllophaga hamata

Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hamata (Horn) - Phyllophaga hamata Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hamata (Horn) - Phyllophaga hamata Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hamata (Horn) - Phyllophaga hamata Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hamata (Horn) - Phyllophaga hamata
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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Melolonthini
Genus Phyllophaga (May Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Phyllophaga)
Species hamata (Phyllophaga hamata)
Explanation of Names
Phyllophaga (Phyllophaga) hamata (Horn, 1887)
hamata (L). 'hooked' (1)
Range
Endemic to the Edwards Plateau of c. TX (2)
Remarks
Reinhard (1939, 1950) reported this species from Bexar, Menard, Sutton and Tom Green counties. To these records Riley & Wolfe (2003) added Bandera, Bell, Kerr and Val Verde counties. (2)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1887. Revision of the Lachnosterna of America north of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 14: 209-296.
Reinhard H.J. 1939. New and little known Phyllophaga from Texas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 12: 47-63.
Reinhard H.J. 1950. The Phyllophaga of Texas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 23(1): 27-40, (2): 41-51.
Riley, E.G. & C.S. Wolfe. 2003. An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement, no. 26. 37 pp. (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.