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Species Epicauta ferruginea

tan beetle - Epicauta ferruginea Meloid - Epicauta ferruginea Unknown meloid? - Epicauta ferruginea Blister Beetle - Epicauta ferruginea Meloidae - Epicauta ferruginea Gold colored beetle on sunflower  - Epicauta ferruginea E ferriginea - Epicauta ferruginea E ferriginea - Epicauta ferruginea
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 (Sericans Group)
Species ferruginea (Epicauta ferruginea)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epicauta ferruginea (Say)
Orig. Comb: Lytta ferruginea Say 1824
Explanation of Names
ferruginea = 'rust-colored'
Size
6-9 mm (1)
Range
Rocky Mtns, Great Plains (1)(BG data)
Season
Jul-Sep (BG data)
Works Cited
1.The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas
Dillon, Lawrence S. 1952. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 48, No. 2:330-420.