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Species Attalus circumscriptus

Soft-winged Flower Beetle - Attalus circumscriptus Attalus circumscriptus? - Attalus circumscriptus Attalus? - Attalus circumscriptus Flower Beetle - Attalus circumscriptus Attalus circumscriptus (Say) - Attalus circumscriptus Attalus sp. - Attalus circumscriptus Attalus sp. - Attalus circumscriptus soft-winged flower beetle Collops sp.? - Attalus circumscriptus
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Malachiinae
Tribe Malachiini
Subtribe Attalina
Genus Attalus
Species circumscriptus (Attalus circumscriptus)
Explanation of Names
Attalus circumscriptus (Say 1823)
Size
3 mm(1)
Range
VA-FL to IN-AZ(1)
Remarks
Most commonly coll'ed Attalus sp. during 2 yrs of arboreal surveys in c. TX(2)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.