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Species Epicauta maculata - Spotted Blister Beetle

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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
Tribe Epicautini
Genus Epicauta
No Taxon (subgenus Epicauta)
No Taxon (Maculata Group)
Species maculata (Spotted Blister Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epicauta maculata (Say)
Orig. Comb: Lytta maculata Say 1824
Size
9-13 mm (1)
Range
w. US (CA-TX-IL-OR) / Mex. to C. Amer. (2)(1)
Print References
Pinto, J.D. 1980. Behavior and taxonomy of the Epicauta maculata group (Coleoptera: Meloidae). Univ. Calif. Pub. Entomol. 89: 1-111. (Google Books preview)
Works Cited
1.The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas
Dillon, Lawrence S. 1952. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 48, No. 2:330-420.
2.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.