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Species Hololepta yucateca

Hololepta yucateca - female Hister Beetle, 	Hololepta yucateca, in rotting Saguaro Cactus - Hololepta yucateca Clown Beetle in rotting cactus - Hololepta yucateca Hololepta yucateca? - Hololepta yucateca - male Hololepta yucateca? - Hololepta yucateca - male Hololepta yucateca Hololepta yucateca Hololepta yucateca? - Hololepta yucateca
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Histerinae
Tribe Hololeptini
Genus Hololepta (Clown Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Leionota)
Species yucateca (Hololepta yucateca)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hololepta yucateca (Marseul)
Orig. Comb: Leionot yucateca Marseul 1853
Numbers
10 spp. (in 2 subgenera) n. of Mex. (1)
Size
8.0 to 10.0 mm (2)
Identification
Range
so. CA - TX (3)
Habitat
Found in decaying flower stalks of yucca (Yucca) and the fruits of wild gourds. (2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
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.