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Species Phyllophaga vetula

Brown Beetles Mating - Phyllophaga vetula - male - female May Beetles Mating - Phyllophaga vetula - male - female Grayish scarab - Phyllophaga vetula Phyllophaga vetula Scarabid beetle? - Phyllophaga vetula Scarabid beetle? - Phyllophaga vetula Phyllophaga vetula? - Phyllophaga vetula Phyllophaga vetula? - Phyllophaga vetula
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 Melolonthini
Genus Phyllophaga (May Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Phyllophaga)
Species vetula (Phyllophaga vetula)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllophaga vetula (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Lachnosterna vetula Horn, 1887
Identification

Det. M. Brummermann, 2013
Range
CA to w. TX (1),(2)
Common in Arizona.
Remarks
Type Locality: New Mexico
Print References
Horn. G.H. 1887. Revision of the Lachnosterna of America north of Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 14: 209-296.
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.
2.May Beetles of the United States and Canada
Luginbill and Painter. 1953. USDA Technical Bulletin No. 1060.