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Species Epicauta polingi

Brown Blister Beetle  - Epicauta polingi Brown Blister Beetle  - Epicauta polingi UID BEETLE - Epicauta polingi Epicauta polingi Werner - Epicauta polingi - female Blister Beetle - Epicauta polingi Coleoptera - Epicauta polingi - male Epicauta polingi Werner - Epicauta polingi - male Epicauta polingi Werner - Epicauta polingi - female
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 Macrobasis)
No Taxon (Diversicornis Group)
Species polingi (Epicauta polingi)
Explanation of Names
Epicauta polingi Werner, 1944
Mr. Poling was a w. TX entomologist who mostly worked on Lepidoptera
Size
13-15 mm (1)
Identification
male, female
Range
AZ to c. & s. TX (1)
Season
Mar-Aug (1)(BG data)
Remarks
Type Locality: Davis Mtns, TX (1)
Print References
Werner, F.G. 1944. Some North American species of Epicauta (Coleop., Meloidae). Psyche, 50: 65-73.
Works Cited
1.The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas
Dillon, Lawrence S. 1952. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 48, No. 2:330-420.