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Species Attalus circumscriptus

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
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)
3 mm(1)
e. US to AZ (VA-FL to IN-AZ)(1)
Most commonly coll'ed Attalus sp. during 2 yrs of arboreal surveys in c. TX (w. Travis Co.)(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 Unpublished Thesis.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.