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Species Lytta sublaevis

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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 Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Meloinae
Genus Lytta
No Taxon (Subgenus Poreopasta)
No Taxon (Stygica Group)
Species sublaevis (Lytta sublaevis)
Explanation of Names
Lytta sublaevis (Horn 1868)
Size
11-20 mm(1)
Range
CA: w. side of the Central Valley and adjacent hills from Alameda and San Joaquin counties south, thence east along the Tehachapi Mts and north along the eastern
edge of the Central Valley to Tulare Co.(1)
Season
21.ii—25.vii(1)
Works Cited
1.Bionomics, systematics and phylogeny of Lytta, a genus of blister beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae).
Selander, R.B. 1960. Illinois Biological Monographs, No. 28, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.