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Species Gymnetina howdeni

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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 Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Gymnetini
Genus Gymnetina
Species howdeni (Gymnetina howdeni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Warner and Ratcliffe, 2011
Previously considered part of the variation in G. cretacea (1)
Explanation of Names
Patronym for scarabologist Henry Howden of Ottawa, Canada.
sw. NM & se. AZ / Mexico (1)
has been collected from tree holes in oaks (1)
often sympatric with G. cretacea, but tends to occur at higher elevations in oak, pine or in juniper woodland habitat (1)
May (1), June (2), July (53), August (48), September (3), October (1). (1)
Type Locality: Miller Canyon, Cochise Co. AZ., Aug. 8, 1987, Coll. Tom Ryan
Print References
Ratcliffe, B.C. & W.B. Warner. 2011. A revision of the genus Gymnetina Casey 1915 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini). Insecta Mundi 173: 172-174.
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Gymnetina Casey, 1915 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Gymnetini)
B.C. Ratcliffe & W.B. Warner. 2011. Insecta Mundi 0173: 1-28.