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Tribe Eupomphini

Eupompha elegans perpulchra - Eupompha elegans Yellow, black and red bug - Tegrodera aloga Meloid - Megetra punctata Ant Like - Cysteodemus armatus Phodaga marmorata? - Phodaga marmorata Black and white beetle looking 3/8/2017 - Cysteodemus armatus Beetle? - Pleuropasta reticulata Red-shouldered beetle - Eupompha elegans
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
Explanation of Names
Eupomphini LeConte 1862
Numbers
28 spp. in 7 genera, all in our area(1)
Identification
see(2)
Range
the only tribe of the family confined to the Nearctic(1)
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.A taxonomic review of Cysteodemus, Phodaga, and Pleuropasta with a new generic synonymy
Pinto J.D. 1984. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 86: 127-143.