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Species Tritoma sanguinipennis - Red-Winged Tritoma

Erotylidae? - Tritoma sanguinipennis T. sanguinipennis on Polyporus mori - Tritoma sanguinipennis Beetle - Tritoma sanguinipennis Black and ~orange beetle - Tritoma sanguinipennis Tritoma sanguinipennis? - Tritoma sanguinipennis Beetle - Tritoma sanguinipennis unknown beetle - Tritoma sanguinipennis Beetle - Tritoma sanguinipennis
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Erotylinae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Tribe Tritomini
Genus Tritoma
Species sanguinipennis (Red-Winged Tritoma)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tritoma sanguinipennis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Triplax sanguinipennis Say 1825
Identification
the only sp. with all-pale elytra AND scutellum(1)
Range
e. NA (TX-FL-QC-MN)(1)
Food
Polyporus alveolaris, commonly known as the hexagonal-pored polypore...
See Also
The only others that might be confused have distinct black ends of the eltyra.
… Paul Skelley, 30 April, 2011

Tritoma mimetica (Crotch)
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.