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Species Oxacis trimaculata

Blister Beetle - Oxacis trimaculata Beetle - Oxacis trimaculata Oxacis trirossi? - Oxacis trimaculata Soldier Beetle - Oxacis trimaculata Soldier Beetle - Oxacis trimaculata Soldier Beetle - Oxacis trimaculata
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Oxacis
Species trimaculata (Oxacis trimaculata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oxacis semicincta Pic, 1924
Oxacis cana var. a Champion, 1890
Oxacis cana var. 8 Champion, 189
Oxacis cana var. championi Pic, 1927
There is much yet to be said about this species and the variable populations assigned to this name. It is hoped that the complex nomenclature is now clarified.(1)
Explanation of Names
Oxacis trimaculata Champion 1890
7.0-12.0 mm(2)
e US to CA (SC-FL to SD-CA) to Guatemala(2), but not listed for FL by(3)(4)
Print References
Champion, G.C. (1890) Biologia Centrali-Americana: Insecta. Coleoptera. Heteromera (part). Volume IV, Part 2, Tab. 7, Fig. 20
Works Cited
1.Some nomenclatural changes in Oedemeridae (Coleoptera)
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1964. Col. Bull. 18: 33-36.
2.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
3.Arnett R.H., Jr. (2000-2005) False blister beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Oedemeridae)
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.