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Species Cyclocephala borealis - Northern Masked Chafer

Scarab at Lights - Cyclocephala borealis Northern Masked Chafer - Cyclocephala borealis Cyclocephala borealis? - Cyclocephala borealis Cyclocephala borealis - male Beetle - Cyclocephala borealis Cyclocephala borealis? - Cyclocephala borealis Northern Masked Chafer - Cyclocephala borealis May Beelte - Cyclocephala borealis
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Cyclocephalini
Genus Cyclocephala (Masked Chafers)
Species borealis (Northern Masked Chafer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cyclocephala borealis Arrow 1911
Syn: Cyclocephala villosa Burmeister 1847
Explanation of Names
borealis (L). "northern"
Identification

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2014
Range
e. US / Mex - Map (1)(2), mostly: ne US
See Also
Compare Cyclocephala borealis (left) with Phyllophaga sp. (right)


Also see Cyclocephala lurida, whose range overlaps: (C. borealis is more setose dorsally than C. lurida)
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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)