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Species Tritoma pulchra - Handsome Tritoma

Pleasing fungus beetle - Tritoma pulchra Tritoma pulchra ? - Tritoma pulchra Tritoma pulchra ? - Tritoma pulchra Erotylidae, ventral - Tritoma pulchra Handsome Tritoma - Tritoma pulchra Erotylid - Tritoma pulchra EROTYLIDAE		Tritoma pulchra		Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Tritoma pulchra EROTYLIDAE		Tritoma pulchra		Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Tritoma pulchra
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 pulchra (Handsome Tritoma)
Explanation of Names
Tritoma pulchra Say, 1826
Identification
the red/yellow humeral spot extending back to within 1/4 of apex + black scutellum(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-SD-TX-FL)(2)(1)
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.
2.The Erotylidae and Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada...
C.G. Majka. 2007. Zootaxa 1546: 39–50.