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Species Callistethus marginatus

Anomala marginata - Callistethus marginatus Ruteline? - Callistethus marginatus BG2283 C9817 - Callistethus marginatus Shining Leaf Chafer - Callistethus marginatus Shining Leaf Chafer - Callistethus marginatus Shining Leaf Chafer? - Callistethus marginatus Red beetle sp? - Callistethus marginatus Anomala marginata? - Callistethus marginatus
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 Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Anomalini
Genus Callistethus
Species marginatus (Callistethus marginatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomala marginata (Fabricius)
Explanation of Names
Callistethus marginatus (Fabricius 1792)
11-16 mm(1)
Elytra brownish, with a green tint. Head and pronotum darker, pronotum may have paler sides
e. US (from Great Lakes to FL-TX) to C. America(1)(2)
Life Cycle
comes to lights
Taxonomic placement in Anomala vs Callistethus not definitely solved; a worldwide revision of the Anomalini is needed to resolve the question; see(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.
2.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.
3.Synopsis of the New World genera of Anomalini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae)...
Jameson M.E., Paucar-Cabrera A., Solís A. 2003. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 96: 415-432.