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subgenus Epicauta

Blister Beetle - Epicauta cinerea Maculate Epicauta from Oregon Desert - Epicauta Blister Beetle - Epicauta vittata BB - Epicauta occidentalis Black Blister Beetle? - Epicauta pensylvanica black epicauta - Epicauta Blister Beetle on Goldenbush - Epicauta straba Arizona Beetle  - Epicauta abadona
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 Epicauta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Revised in(1)
Our species of Epicauta (Epicauta) not yet in the guide:
*afoveata Werner, 1949 [CA]
*atropos Pinto, 1991 [AZ/KS - MT/MN]
*bispinosa Werner, 1949 [CO + KS]
*candidata Champion, 1892 [TX]
*cicatrix Werner, 1951 [TX]
*corybantica Pinto, 1991 [CA]
(= alphonsii Fall, nec Horn, 1874)
*crassitarsis Maydell, 1935 [AZ]
*emarginata Champion, 1892 [AZ - TX]
*ennsi Werner, 1957 [TX]
*excavatifrons Maydell, 1934 [FL - MS]
*fallax Horn, 1885 [CA]
*flobcina Pinto, 1991 [eastern, west to AL/NE]
*impressifrons Van Dyke, 1928 [CA]
*jeffersi Pinto, 1980 [AZ - OK]
*jimenezi Dug├Ęs, 1889 [AZ]
*kansanas Werner, 1944 [KS]
*magnomaculata Martin, 1932 [Death Valley region]
*montara Ballmer, 1980 [CA]
*obesa (Chevrolat, 1835) [eastern, west to ON/IA - NM]
*phoenix Werner, 1944 [AZ]
*proscripta Pinto, 1980 [KS, MS, TN]
*punctipennis Werner, 1944 [BC/AB - MO/NM]
*sanguinicollis (LeConte, 1853) [FL - SC]
*senilis Werner, 1949 [AZ - TX]
*singularis Champion, 1892 [TX]
Works Cited
1.The taxonomy of North American Epicauta (Coleoptera: Meloidae) with a revision of the nominate subgenus...
Pinto J.D. 1991. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 110: 372 pp.