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Species Schizopus laetus

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Classification
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
Species laetus (Schizopus laetus)
Range
USA: AZ, CA, NV (1)
Food
Adults on Boerhavia annulata Cov., Cassia armata S Wats., Cheaenactis carphoclinia Gray,
Dalea schottii Torr., Encelia farinosa T. & G., Ephedra californica S. Wats., Eschscholzia sp. and Geraea canescens T. & G. (1)
Works Cited
1.A catalog and bibliography of the Buprestoidea of America north of Mexico.
Nelson et al. 2008. The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication No. 4. 274 pp.