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ID Request - Pyrota

ID Request - Pyrota
Camp Wood, Edwards County, Texas, USA
September 14, 2012
Could this be Meloidae:Meloinae - Pyrota:Mylabrina:deceptiva Selander? I am not sure I am copying this name correctly.

ID attempted through BG Guide and Mike Quinn's Texas Beetles

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Pyrota sp. Mylabrina Group --det. J.D. Pinto
his comment: "There is considerable variation in Mylabrina Group species of Pyrota. Since several species occur in Texas, characters not usually shown in photos are important for confident ID, such as very apex of elytra; hind tibial spurs; maxillary palpi; degree of emargination on pygidium; eye size relative to antennal segment length."

 
ID Request
Thank you for that very informative comment.

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