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For the United States & Canada

Species Labidomera clivicollis - Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle


Surveys and habitat assessment of endemic insects at the Monahans Dune System, Final report prepared for the TPWD.
By Longing, S., S. Discua and J. Cokendolpher.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 38 pp., 2014
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Longing, S., S. Discua and J. Cokendolpher. 2014. Surveys and habitat assessment of endemic insects at the Monahans Dune System, Final report prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 38 pp.

Conservation targets - nine focal insect species.

scarabs
Anomala suavis
Polyphylla monahansensis
Polyphylla pottsorum


stag beetle
Nicagus occultus

darkling beetle
Epitragosoma arenaria

New Coleoptera chiefly from the Southwest, V.
By Fall, H.C.
The Canadian Entomologist 44: 40-48., 1912
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Fall, H.C. 1912. New Coleoptera chiefly from the Southwest, V. The Canadian Entomologist 44: 40-48.

Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera of the United States
By Melsheimer, F.E.
Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 2:302-318, 1845
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A contribution to the inventory of Coleoptera of Missouri: new records from Benton County.
By Shockley, F.W. and A.R. Cline.
Journal of the Kansas Entomological 77(3): 280–284., 2004
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Shockley FW Cline AR (2004) A contribution to the inventory of Coleoptera of Missouri: new records from Benton County. Journal of the Kansas Entomological 77(3): 280–284.

Introduction

Benton County is located in southwest-central Missouri, lying at the intersection of four of the eleven recognized natural divisions within the state: the Osage Plains, the Ozark border, the Springfield Plateau, and the Upper Ozarks (Nelson, 1985) (Fig. 1). This unique intersection has resulted in significant overlap between 5 classes and 19 distinct subclasses of natural communities with the primary canopy made up of mixed hardwoods, cedar and pine (Pinaceae), and cypress (Cupressaceae), the understory comprised mainly of mixed woody and

A monograph of the Coleopterous families Corylophidae and Sphaeriidae
By Rev. A. Matthews; edited by Philip B. Mason
London:0. E. Janson & Son, 1899

Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 1: Morphology and Systematics. (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim)
By Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds)
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. xi + 567 pp., 2005

Australian beetles Vol. 1: Morphology, classification and keys
By Ślipiński A., Lawrence J.
CSIRO Publishing, 576 pp., 2013
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Influence of boreal forest succession and dead wood qualities on saproxylic beetles
By Jacobs J.M., Spence J.R., Langor D.W.
Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9: 3–16, 2007