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Species Strigoderma pygmaea - Pygmy Chafer

Small Scarab - Strigoderma pygmaea Strigoderma pygmaea Family Scarabeaidae: Unknown Species - Strigoderma pygmaea Scarab - Strigoderma pygmaea Scarab - Strigoderma pygmaea Strigoderma pygmaea possible - Strigoderma pygmaea Tiny beetle with light areas on wings - Strigoderma pygmaea black and white beetle - Strigoderma pygmaea
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 Anomalini
Genus Strigoderma
Species pygmaea (Pygmy Chafer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strigoderma pygmaea (Fabricius) Fig. 277
Melolontha pygmaea Fabricius 1798:133
Melolontha minima Drapiez 1819:291
Strigoderma floridana Ohaus 1905:285
Strigodermella pygmaea (Fabricius), Casey 1915:59
Strigodermella knausi Brown 1925:200
Strigodermella oklahomensis Hatch 1930:24
Size
5-6 mm.
Identification
Pronotum black, elytra various from all black to all yellow; shiny.
Range
Eastern United States from New York to Mississippi.