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Species Chrysina lecontei - LeConte's Chrysina

Green Scarab - Chrysina lecontei At the black light - Chrysina lecontei Scarabaeidae - Chrysina lecontei Chrysina lecontei - female LeConte's Chrysina - Chrysina lecontei LeConte's Chrysina - Chrysina lecontei Chrysina lecontei? - Chrysina lecontei Chrysina lecontei? - Chrysina lecontei
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 Rutelini
Genus Chrysina
Species lecontei (LeConte's Chrysina)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysina lecontei (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Plusiotis lecontei Horn, 1882
AZ-NM / n. Mex.
Jun-Aug (BG data)
Considered by New Mexico to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (1)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1882. Notes on some little-known genera and species of Coleoptera. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10(1): 113-126.