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Species Podolasia stillwellorum

Podolasia stillwellorum Howden - Podolasia stillwellorum Podolasia stillwellorum Howden - Podolasia stillwellorum
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 Podolasia
Species stillwellorum (Podolasia stillwellorum)
Explanation of Names
Podolasia stillwellorum Howden 1997
Patronym for the famous Stillwell family that settled this area of the Big Bend Region
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex.
Range
Provisional west Texas endemic. (1)
This species is likely to occur in norther Mexico along the Rio Grande. Type locality Stillwell RV Park on Hwy. 2627 (Brewster Country, TX). It is also recorded from Presidio County (Howden, 1997)
Print References
Howden, H.F. 1954. A review of the genus Podolasia Harold (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). American Museum Novitates, No. 1661: 1–11.
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. JSTOR
Riley, E.G. and C.S. Wolfe. 2003. An Annotated Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas (Coleoptera). Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement no. 26: 1-37.
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.