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Genus Schizopus

Schizopus laetus - female Schizopus laetus - female Schizopus laetus - female Schizopus sallei sallei - Schizopus sallei - female Schizopus laetus LeConte - Schizopus laetus - female Schizopus laetus - male - female Melyridae? - Schizopus laetus Melyridae? - Schizopus laetus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Buprestoidea
Family Schizopodidae (False Jewel Beetles)
Genus Schizopus
2 spp. in the genus, both in our area(1)(2)
sw. US (NV-AZ-CA)(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.A revision and phylogenetic re-evaluation of the family Schizopodidae (Coleoptera, Buprestoidea)
G.H. Nelson & C.L. Bellamy. 1991. Journal of Natural History 25:985-1026.
2.Bellamy C.L. (2013) The world of jewel beetles: A checklist of world Buprestoidea
3.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.