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Species Neopyrochroa femoralis

Beetle Larva - Neopyrochroa femoralis Fire-colored Beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis - male Black and orange beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis - male Fire-colored Beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis Neopyrochroa femoralis? - Neopyrochroa femoralis Neopyrochroa femoralis - male Neopyrochroa - Neopyrochroa femoralis
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 Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pyrochroinae
Genus Neopyrochroa
Species femoralis (Neopyrochroa femoralis)
Explanation of Names
Neopyrochroa femoralis (LeConte 1855)
11.0-19.0 mm(1)
all legs bicolored (orange femora, and black beyond the femora)
e. NA (NS-GA to ON-MN-TX) - Map (2)(3)(GBIF)
Adults in woodlands under bark, on vegetation during the day or at lights at night; larvae in underside of fungus-infested decaying logs(1)
mostly Apr-July (GBIF)
See Also
Neopyrochroa flabellata legs are unicolored orange
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.