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Species Oxacis bernadettei

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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 Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Oxacis
Species bernadettei (Oxacis bernadettei)
Explanation of Names
Oxacis bernadettei Arnett 1963
Size
mean length 8.6 mm(1)
Range
TX (Red River, Rio Grande)(1)
Season
Jun-Aug (BG data)
See Also
presence of two anterior laterally placed mirror spots makes this species easy to distinguish from 0. barbara Arnett (MS-TX, Mexico) which it otherwise resembles(1)
O. pallida (LeConte): pale to black, 5-12 mm, CA-TX-UT(2)
Print References
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1963. The phenogram, a method of description for studies on Oxacis (Coleoptera, Oedemeridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 17: 6-18.(1)
Works Cited
1.The phenogram, a method of description for studies on Oxacis (Coleoptera, Oedemeridae)
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1963. Col. Bull. 17: 6-18.
2.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.