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Species Macrodactylus uniformis - Western Rose Chafer

Shining Leaf Chafer - Macrodactylus uniformis Yellow Beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Macrodactylus sp? beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Messy Winged Beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Yellow beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Mating pair - Macrodactylus uniformis - male - female Never seen these critters here - Macrodactylus uniformis Never seen these critters here - Macrodactylus uniformis
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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Macrodactylini
Genus Macrodactylus (Rose Chafers)
Species uniformis (Western Rose Chafer)
Explanation of Names
Macrodactylus uniformis Horn 1876
AZ to w. TX / Mex. (BG data)(1)
MI, WI, and MD records in Arce-Perez & Moron (2000) possibly based on mislabeled/misidentified specimens (Art Evans, pers. comm. to =v= 5.iv.2011)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1876. Revision of the U. S. species of Ochodaeus and other genera of Scarabaeidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 5: 177-197.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.