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Species Cregya america

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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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Peloniinae
Genus Cregya
Species america (Cregya america)
Explanation of Names
Cregya america Opitz 2019
species dedicated to the United States of America, a country that provided the opportunity for this immigrant to become an Entomologist.
5 spp. n. of Mex. (1)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2020
coastal TX-LA, FL / Mex. to Honduras (1), many records from southmost TX (Hidalgo & Cameron Co.) (2)
Type Locality: FLORIDA, Lee Co. Lehigh Acres, 26-IV-2011
See Also
Cregya quadrinotata (Chevrolat)
- Range: coastal TX to C. Amer.
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2013
Print References
Opitz, W. 2019. Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Cleridae). Part XV. Taxonomic revision of the new world genus Cregya Leconte. Faunitaxys 7(15): 1-126. (1)