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Species Chauliognathus lewisi

black/yellow Chauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi Mating Soldier Beetles - Chauliognathus lewisi Cantharid from Eastern CA Desert Mnts - Chauliognathus lewisi Chauliognathus lewisi? - Chauliognathus lewisi Chauliognathus lewisi? - Chauliognathus lewisi Yellow & black Beetle - Chauliognathus lewisi Small insect  with longish antennae  - Chauliognathus lewisi Chauliognathus lewisi? - Chauliognathus lewisi
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Chauliognathinae
Tribe Chauliognathini
Genus Chauliognathus
Species lewisi (Chauliognathus lewisi)
Explanation of Names
Chauliognathus lewisi Crotch 1874
Size
♂ 8-10 mm, ♀ 8.5-10 mm(1)
Identification
ssp. vittaus Schaeffer has the basal & apical elytral markings connected(1)
Range
CA-TX; ssp. vittaus in AZ(1)
Season
Aug-Oct (BG data)
Works Cited
1.The Chauliognathini of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera-Cantharidae). Parts 1 & 2
Fender K.M. 1964. Northwest Science 38: 52–64, 95-106.