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Species Cregya mixta

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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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Peloniinae
Genus Cregya
Species mixta (Cregya mixta)
Explanation of Names
Cregya mixta LeConte 1866
Size
Length 3.5-4.5 mm (1)
Identification
Pronotal sides dark brown, pronotal disc with 2 spots near base;
elytral humeral dark marking extends to elytral middle (1)

Dets. of these LA & TX spmns by W. Opitz

A narrow brown streak may connect the elytral humeral and preapical brown maculae.(1)
Range
e. US (NJ*-IN to GA-TX)(1)
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*i collected a few at my porch lights in Essex Co.; W. Opitz confirmed my IDs on 2.x.2017. =v=
Season
May-July (1)
Print References
Opitz, W. 2019. Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Cleridae). Part XV. Taxonomic revision of the new world genus Cregya Leconte. Faunitaxys 7(15): 1-126. (1)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard