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Species Hoplia trifasciata - Three lined Hoplia

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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 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)
Spring - early summer
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.