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Tribe Eupomphini

Black Blister Beetle with orange and white abdomen - Phodaga alticeps Ant/wasp - Tegrodera aloga Checkered beetle Genus Aulicus??? - Eupompha elegans Cysteodemus wislizeni LeConte - Cysteodemus wislizeni Red & Yellow Insect - Tegrodera aloga Phodaga marmorata? - Phodaga marmorata Cysteodemus wislizeni Iron Cross Beetle high above Owens Valley - Tegrodera latecincta - 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 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.