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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Genus Lytta

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 Tenebrionoidea - Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles
Family Meloidae - Blister Beetles
Subfamily Meloinae
Genus Lytta

No Taxon Subgenus Adicolytta
Species mutilata - Lytta mutilata
No Taxon Subgenus Paralytta
Species biguttata - Lytta biguttata
No Taxon Nitidicollis Group
Species morrisoni - Morrison's Blister Beetle
Species nitidicollis - Lytta nitidicollis
No Taxon Fulvipennis Group
Species fulvipennis - Lytta fulvipennis
Species lecontei - Lytta lecontei
No Taxon Reticulata Group
Species arizonica - Lytta arizonica
Species cribrata - Lytta cribrata
Species deserticola - Lytta deserticola
Species mirifica - Lytta mirifica
Species reticulata - Lytta reticulata
No Taxon Magister Group
Species funerea - Lytta funerea
Species magister - Master Blister Beetle
Species melaena - Lytta melaena
Species tenebrosa - Lytta tenebrosa
Species vulnerata - Lytta vulnerata
Subspecies cooperi - Lytta vulnerata cooperi
No Taxon Subgenus Pomphopoea
Species aenea - Lytta aenea
Species polita - Bronze Blister Beetle
Species sayi - Lytta sayi
Species unguicularis - Lytta unguicularis
No Taxon Subgenus Poreopasta
No Taxon Moerens Group
No Taxon Cyanipennis Subgroup
Species cyanipennis - Green Blister Beetle
Species nuttalli - Nuttall's Blister Beetle
Species viridana - Lytta viridana
Species navajo - Lytta navajo
No Taxon blaisdelli or moerens
No Taxon Stygica Group
Species aeneipennis - Lytta aeneipennis
Species auriculata - Red-eared Blister Beetle
Species childi - Lytta childi
Species chloris - Lytta chloris
Species comans - Lytta comans
Species crotchii - Lytta crotchii
Species hoppingi - Lytta hoppingi 0
Species nigripilis - Lytta nigripilis
Species rathvoni - Lytta rathvoni
Species refulgens - Lytta refulgens
Species stygica - Lytta stygica
Species sublaevis - Lytta sublaevis