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Species Euphoria devulsa

Euphoria devulsa Horn - Euphoria devulsa Euphoria devulsa Horn - Euphoria devulsa Euphoria devulsa Horn - Euphoria devulsa
Classification
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 Cetoniini
Genus Euphoria
Species devulsa (Euphoria devulsa)
Explanation of Names
Euphoria devulsa Horn, 1880
Size
9-11 mm (1)
Identification
Also comes in an all black form

Euphoria devulsa Horn
Det. J. Orozco, 2011
Not sure how diagnostic these characters are now, but Horn (1880) called them out...
The anterior tibiae are tridentate in the two sexes, the upper tooth more distant.
The antennal club is very nearly as long as the rest of the antennae. (Horn 1880)
Range
TX (+ one NM record) (1) - uncommon
Season
Feb-Dec (1-5 records per month) (1)
Life Cycle
Adults coll'ed in nests of Southern Plains Woodrat - Neotoma micropus (1)
Remarks
Type Locality: "near San Antonio, Texas." Described from 40 males and 48 females (1)
See Also
resembles the entirely black varieties of Kernii, but the latter has more deeply sulcate elytra and the thorax truncate at base. (Horn 1880)

Euphoria kernii Haldeman
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2010
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1880. Synopsis of the Euphoriae of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 18: 397-408.