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Species Pyrota palpalis

Blister beetle - Pyrota palpalis Charlie Brown Blister Beetle - Pyrota palpalis - Pyrota palpalis Meloid - Pyrota palpalis Meloid - Pyrota palpalis Mylabrina Group? - Pyrota palpalis Mylabrina Group? - Pyrota palpalis Mylabrina Group? - Pyrota palpalis Pyrota palpalis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Meloinae
Genus Pyrota
No Taxon (Mylabrina Group)
Species palpalis (Pyrota palpalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrota palpalis Champion, 1892
6-17 mm (1)
mostly s. CA to w. TX / nw. Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Aug-Sept (BG data)
Life Cycle
utilize plants of a variety of genera of Asteraceae (1)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Pyrota. I. The Mylabrina Group (Coleoptera: Meloidae)
Selander R.B. 1982. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 55: 665-717.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)