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Species Phyllobaenus chapini

Phyllobaenus chapini Wolcott - Phyllobaenus chapini
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Hydnocerinae
Genus Phyllobaenus
Species chapini (Phyllobaenus chapini)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllobaenus chapini (Wolcott)
Orig. Comb: Hydnocera chapini Wolcott, 1927
Explanation of Names
Patronym for Edward A. Chapin (1894-1969) who was a curator of Coleoptera at the Smithsonian from 1934 until his retirement in 1954.
Texas (1)
Print References
Wolcott, A.B. 1927. Descriptions of a new genus and four new species of North American Cleridae. Coleopterological Contributions, 1: 105-110.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae
Wolcott A.B. 1947. Fieldiana: Zoology 32: 63–105.