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Species Hoshihananomia octopunctata

Tumbling Flower Beetle - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Hoshihananomia octopunctata Black and Gold Bug - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Flower Beetle 070315 - Hoshihananomia octopunctata Tumbling Flower Beetle - Hoshihananomia octopunctata
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Mordellidae (Tumbling Flower Beetles)
Tribe Mordellini
Genus Hoshihananomia
Species octopunctata (Hoshihananomia octopunctata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hoshihananomia octopunctata (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Mordella octopunctata Fabricius, 1775
Size
6-7 mm
Identification
pattern distinctive
Range
e. N. Amer. to TX (1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.