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Species Tritoma biguttata

Tritoma sp,? - Tritoma biguttata Tritoma biguttata (Say) - Tritoma biguttata Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Tritoma biguttata Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Tritoma biguttata Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Tritoma biguttata Erotylid - Tritoma biguttata Pleasing Fungus Beetles on Mushroom - Tritoma biguttata Beetle - Tritoma biguttata
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 biguttata (Tritoma biguttata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tritoma biguttata (Say)
Orig. Comb: Triplax biguttata Say 1825
Explanation of Names
biguttata (L). 'double drop' (1)
Numbers
11 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
Range
e US (TX-GA-CT-IL) (3)
Season
Mostly July, but Jun-Sept (BG data)
See Also
similar to Tritoma humeralis--note different color beneath (dark in humeralis, light in biguttata)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Skelley P.E. (2001) Pleasing fungus beetles of North America: Family Erotylidae
3.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.