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Species Oxycopis mimetica

slender striped beetle - Oxycopis mimetica False Blister Beetle - Oxycopis mimetica Oxycopis mimetica (Horn) - Oxycopis mimetica Beetle - Oxycopis mimetica Beetle - Oxycopis mimetica Chauliognathus sp.? - Oxycopis mimetica oedemerid sp? - Oxycopis mimetica Podarbrini sp? - Oxycopis mimetica
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 Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Oxycopis
Species mimetica (Oxycopis mimetica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oxycopis mimetica (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Copidita mimetica Horn 1896
6.0-11.0 mm(1)(2)

Det. E. G. Riley, 2012
e. US (NJ-FL to SD-NM) - Map (1)(3), most records: Great Plains, & se US
mostly May-Jun (BG data)
comes to lights(4)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1896[1897]. The Oedemeridae of Boreal America. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 6: 382-422.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard