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Species Cyclocephala lurida - Southern Masked Chafer

Cyclocephala - Cyclocephala lurida May beetle, 7th beetle of July 6,2011 - Cyclocephala lurida 9020260 Cyclocephala - Cyclocephala lurida Cyclocephala lurida - male 918W21 - Cyclocephala lurida Cyclocephala lurida Southern Masked Chafer - Cyclocephala lurida Cyclocephala lurida - male
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Cyclocephalini
Genus Cyclocephala (Masked Chafers)
Species lurida (Southern Masked Chafer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cyclocephala lurida Bland 1863:354
=Cyclocephala immaculata authors (not Olivier 1789:29) See comments
=Ochrosidia protenta Casey 1915:144
=Ochrosidia rufifrons Casey 1915:145
=Ochrosidia tenuicutis Casey 1915:146
=Ochrosidia pagana Casey 1915:148
Size
10-14 mm (1)
Identification
Range
e US (TX-FL-PA-NE) / Bahamas / Mex. to S. Amer. (2),(3),(1),(4), (BG data)
Season
mostly: May-Aug (BG data)
Print References
Bland, J.H.B. 1863. Descriptions of a few supposed new species of North American Coleoptera. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philadelphia, 1(1861-1863): 353-356.
Works Cited
1.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.
2.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.