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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Macrodactylus uniformis - Western Rose Chafer

Rutelinae? - Macrodactylus uniformis Macrodactylus uniformis Scarabs Mating - Macrodactylus uniformis - male - female Messy Winged Beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Shade Loving Beetle - Macrodactylus uniformis Never seen these critters here - Macrodactylus uniformis Never seen these critters here - Macrodactylus uniformis Never seen these critters here - Macrodactylus uniformis
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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Macrodactylini
Genus Macrodactylus (Rose Chafers)
Species uniformis (Western Rose Chafer)
Explanation of Names
Macrodactylus uniformis Horn 1876
Range
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.