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Species Hoplia trifasciata - Three lined Hoplia

Cream-stubbled scarab - Hoplia trifasciata Three lined Hoplia - Hoplia trifasciata Beetle - Hoplia trifasciata Beetle - Hoplia trifasciata Scarab - Hoplia trifasciata unknown flower chafer? - Hoplia trifasciata Hoplia trifasciata Unknown - Hoplia trifasciata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Hopliini
Genus Hoplia (Monkey Beetles)
Species trifasciata (Three lined Hoplia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hoplia trifasciata Say 1825:200
=primaria Burmeister 1844, tristis Melsheimer 1846, ferrisi Boyer 1940
7-12 mm.
Male black, setose, with grayish pubescence, female brown with pale brown and yellowish scales; pronotum wide, narrowed anteriorly, sides subangulate, rounded
e. NA (NB-SC) west to MB (?AB) & TN(1)
April-July (BG data)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Hoplia of the Nearctic Realm (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
A.R. Hardy. 1977. Occasional Papers in Entomology 23: 48 pp.