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Species Glaresis medialis

Glaresis medialis Gordon - Glaresis medialis Glaresis medialis Gordon - Glaresis medialis G. medialis male genitalia - Glaresis medialis G. medialis head and clypeus - Glaresis medialis
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Glaresidae (Enigmatic Scarab Beetles)
Genus Glaresis
Species medialis (Glaresis medialis)
Explanation of Names
Glaresis medialis Gordon 1970
Numbers
15 spp. n. of Mex (1)
Plus several forms collected in Texas remain unidentified (2)
Size
4 mm
Range
Specimens were collected at UV lights in El Paso and Winkler counties (2)
Habitat
Adults are found in dry sandy areas (1)
Remarks
Adults are attracted to lights (1)
Print References
Gordon, R.D. 1970. A review of the genus Glaresis in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 96: 499-517.
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.
2.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.