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Species Oxycopis notoxoides

Tiny click beetle - Oxycopis notoxoides Beetle - Oxycopis notoxoides False blister beetle (3) - Oxycopis notoxoides Another Oedemerid? - Oxycopis notoxoides Oxycopis notoxoides (Fabricius) - Oxycopis notoxoides Oxycopis notoxoides Spotneck False Blister Beetle - Oxycopis notoxoides Unidentified Beetle - Oxycopis notoxoides
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Oxycopis
Species notoxoides (Oxycopis notoxoides)
Explanation of Names
Oxycopis notoxoides (Fabricius 1801)
notoxoides = 'Notoxus-like'
Size
6-10 mm(1)
Identification
pronotum with 2 basal spots(2)
Range
e US (NJ-FL, AR, e. TX) - Map (3); mostly se. US, common in n. FL(2)
Habitat
Adults found on a variety of flowers including palm blossoms, clover, Ilex, Ceanothus(2), Castanea, Magnolia...; also on beaches and at lights(4)