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subgenus Macrobasis

Epicauta blister beetle (?) on yucca flower - Epicauta gissleri Blister Beetle - Epicauta tenuis Blister Beetle Genus Epicauta - Epicauta Beetle - Epicauta Beetle - Epicauta immaculata - - Epicauta immaculata Meloidae 9.21.17 - Epicauta tenuilineata Epicauta segmenta ? - Epicauta segmenta
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 Epicautini
Genus Epicauta
No Taxon subgenus Macrobasis
Explanation of Names
Macrobasis LeConte 1862
Numbers
~35 spp. in our area, >70 total(1)
Range
restricted primarily to North America(1)
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.