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Species Megalostomis pyropyga

Elephant Beetle? - Megalostomis pyropyga Red and Black Leaf Beetle - Megalostomis pyropyga Red and Black Leaf Beetle - Megalostomis pyropyga leaf beetle - Megalostomis pyropyga Megalostomis pyropyga - female Small Beetle - Megalostomis pyropyga Small Beetle - Megalostomis pyropyga Megalostomis pyropyga? - Megalostomis pyropyga
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Clytrini
Subtribe Megalostomina
Genus Megalostomis
Species pyropyga (Megalostomis pyropyga)
Explanation of Names
Megalostomis pyropyga Lacordaire 1848
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex (1)
Identification
The metallic blue green and purple pronotum and elytral apex are unique for US Megalostomis. … John R. Watts, 8 July, 2008
Range
AZ-NM / Mex. (1)
Season
Jul-Aug (BG data)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.