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Genus Lichnanthe

Lichnanthe rathvoni Bee-like beetle - Lichnanthe vulpina Lichnanthe vulpina Bumble Bee Scarab Beetle - Lichnanthe rathvoni Lichnanthe from Pt Reyes - Lichnanthe rathvoni - male Lichnanthe rathvoni Bumble Bee Scarab Beetle - Lichnanthe rathvoni Some kind of Flower Scarab Beetle? (Trichiotinus) - Lichnanthe rathvoni
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 Glaphyridae (Bumble Bee Scarab Beetles)
Genus Lichnanthe
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1)
Explanation of Names
Lichnanthe Burmeister 1844
8 spp. in the genus, all in our area(2)
e. US (coastal states) and w. US(2)
Print References
Westcott R.L. (1976) Observations on the biology and ethology of Lichnanthe rathvoni LeConte (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) with emphasis on mating. In: Barr W.F. (ed.) 50 Year Anniversary Publication, Dept. Entomol., U. Idaho: No. 11: 85-90.
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic revision of Lichnanthe Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
Carlson D.C. 1980. Col. Bull. 34: 177-208.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.