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Genus Euparixia

Euparixia duncani Brown - Euparixia duncani Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri Euparixia moseri Woodruff and Cartwright - Euparixia moseri
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 Aphodiinae (Aphodiine Dung Beetles)
Tribe Eupariini
Genus Euparixia
Explanation of Names
Euparixia Brown 1927
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (10 total) (1)
Size
4.4-5.8 mm (2)
Range
so. US to Bolivia; in our area:
E. moseri TX-LA
E. duncani so. AZ (1)
Habitat
fungal gardens in leaf cutter ant nests (1)
Remarks
occasionally collected at light or in flight intercept traps (1)
Print References
Brown, W.J. 1927. Two new North American genera of the tribe Eupariini. Canadian Entomologist 59: 288-290.
Woodruff R.E. & O.L. Cartwright. 1967. A review of the genus Euparixia with description of a new species from the nests of leaf-cutting ants in Louisiana (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 123: 1-21. (3)