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For the United States & Canada

Mylabrina Group

Bentsen blister beetle - Pyrota insulata Pyrota insulata (LeConte) - Pyrota insulata Pyrota concinna? - Pyrota concinna Yellow-crescent Blister Beetle - Pyrota insulata Pyrota engelmanni? - Pyrota Pyrota palpalis Pyrota perversa Dillon - Pyrota perversa Meloid, Pyrota sp - Pyrota
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
Genus Pyrota
No Taxon Mylabrina Group
11 spp., all in our area(1)
US (mostly southwest) & Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Pyrota. I. The Mylabrina Group (Coleoptera: Meloidae)
Selander R.B. 1982. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 55: 665-717.