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Species Podostena bottimeri

Podostena bottimeri (Howden) - Podostena bottimeri Podostena bottimeri (Howden) - Podostena bottimeri
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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Podolasiini
Genus Podostena
Species bottimeri (Podostena bottimeri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Podostena bottimeri (Howden)
Orig. Comb: Podolasia bottimeri Howden, 1958
Explanation of Names
Patronym for L.J. Bottimer, who collected the Holotype at Hot Springs, BBNP, 05-05-1956.
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Range
Provisional Texas endemic. (1)
This species is likely to occur in northeastern Mexico along the Rio Grande. The type locality is Big Bend National Park, Hot Springs (Brewster County) (Howden, 1958). It is also recorded from Presidio County (Howden, 1997)
Print References
Howden, H.F. 1958. A seventh species of Podolasia Harold (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Canadian Entomologist 90: 291-292.
Howden, H.F. 1997. Podolasiini Howden, new tribe, and a revision of the included genera, Podolasia Harold and Podostena Howden, new genus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 51(3): 223-255.
Riley, E.G. & C.S. Wolfe. 2003. An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement, no. 26. 37 pp.
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.