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The biology of blister beetles of the vittata group of the genus Epicauta (Coleoptera, Meloidae).
By Adams and Selander
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 162(4): 137-266., 1979
Cite: 616666
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The Vittata Group of the genus Epicauta contains 31 species. Seven of these are confined to North America.

The [N. Amer.] species of the Vittata Group treated in detail in this study are Epicauta vittata, E. occidentalis, E. temexa, E. abadona, E. tamara, E. vitticollis, and E. unilineata.

Full Citation:
Adams, C.L. and R.B. Selander. 1979. The biology of blister beetles of the vittata group of the genus Epicauta (Coleoptera, Meloidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 162(4): 137-266.