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Species Vasaces elongatus

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
Species elongatus (Vasaces elongatus)
Explanation of Names
Vasaces elongatus Arnett 1953
Size
8 mm(1)
Range
w. TX (Chisos Mtns of Big Bend NP)(1); known from 2 spmns (1939, 1969)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of the oedemerid genus Vasaces Champion
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1953. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 103: 87-94.