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Genus Vasaces

Vasaces elongatus Arnett - Vasaces elongatus Vasaces elongatus Arnett - Vasaces elongatus
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 Vasaces
Explanation of Names
Vasaces Champion 1889
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
sw. US (TX-AZ)(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Beetles of the oedemerid genus Vasaces Champion
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1953. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 103: 87-94.