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Species Lygistopterus rubripennis

Net-winged Beetle - Lygistopterus rubripennis Net wing without much wing texture - Lygistopterus rubripennis Net wing? - Lygistopterus rubripennis Beetle - Lygistopterus rubripennis Beetle larva under bark? - Lygistopterus rubripennis Beetle Larva under bark - Lygistopterus rubripennis Lygistopterus rubripennis Lygistopterus rubripennis LeConte - Lygistopterus rubripennis
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Lycidae (Net-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Calochrominae
Genus Lygistopterus
Species rubripennis (Lygistopterus rubripennis)
Explanation of Names
Lygistopterus rubripennis LeConte 1875
sw. US (CO-NM-AZ)(1)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1875. Descriptions of new Coleoptera of the United States with notes on geographical distributions. Transactions of the American Entomological Society Philadelphia 5: 169-176.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.