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Genus Megetra

Megetra - Megetra vittata - male - female What is this beetle? - Megetra vittata Blister Beetle - Megetra vittata - female Blister Beetle - Megetra cancellata Meloid - Megetra punctata Megetra cancellata (Brandt and Erichson) - Megetra cancellata Unknown Megetra species - Megetra cancellata Blister Beetle Megetra, but which one? - Megetra vittata
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 Eupomphini
Genus Megetra
Explanation of Names
Megetra LeConte 1859
Numbers
3 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
Chihuahuan Desert of the US (TX-NM-extreme se. AZ) & Mexico
Remarks
Print References
Selander R.B. (1965) A taxonomic revision of the genus Megetra (Coleoptera: Meloidae) with ecological and behavioral notes. The Canadian Entomologist 97: 561-580
Works Cited
1.The New World genera of Meloidae (Coleoptera): a key and synopsis
Pinto J.D., Bologna M.A. 1999. J. Nat. Hist. 33: 569-620.