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Species Anomala tibialis - Tibial Scarab

Padre Island Tibial Scarab - Anomala tibialis Padre Island Tibial Scarab - Anomala tibialis
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Anomalini
Genus Anomala
Species tibialis (Tibial Scarab)
Other Common Names
Padre Island Tibial Scarab
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
apparently, this taxon is a homonym of Anomala tibialis Lansberge, 1886
Explanation of Names
Anomala tibialis Schaeffer 1906
Range
Texas endemic. A female specimen from the collection of [Ottomar] Dietz was described from Texas without further data (Schaeffer, 1906) and had remained unknown. A second specimen of this distinctive species was subsequently collected by James E. Gillaspy on Padre Island, Kleberg County, Texas on May 19, 1976. No other records are known. (1)
Print References
Riley, E.G. & C.S. Wolfe. 2003. An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement, no. 26. 37 pp. (1)
Schaeffer, C. 1906. Notes on some species of the genus Anomala with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, l4(1): 1-5. (Full Text)
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2008
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.