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Species Collops tricolor

Black-headed Melyrid - Collops tricolor - male Collops nigriceps? - Collops tricolor Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Collops tricolor - male Melyrid - Collops tricolor Soft-winged Flower Beetles Collops tricolor  - Collops tricolor Flower Beetle - Collops tricolor - female Collops tricolor - first record for New Brunswick - Collops tricolor - female Collops tricolor - first record for New Brunswick - Collops tricolor - male
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Malachiinae
Tribe Malachiini
Subtribe Apalochrina
Genus Collops
Species tricolor (Collops tricolor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Collops tricolor (Say)
Identification
Identification of C. nigriceps vs. C. tricolor.
This is C. tricolor (Say). Note the relatively smaller 4th antennal segment. Compare with the closeup photo of C. nigriceps male antenna (first photo) in the C. nigriceps set of pictures.
… Adriean Mayor, 28 January, 2010 - 10:02am
Range
e. US (1)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.