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Species Cymatodera dietrichi

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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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Tillinae
Genus Cymatodera
Species dietrichi (Cymatodera dietrichi)
Explanation of Names
Cymatodera dietrichi Barr 1952
named after Dr. Henry Dietrich, Dept Entomol., Cornell U.
8.1-13.3 mm(1)
AZ to w. TX; c. Mexico(1)
See Also
frequently is misidentified as C. umbrina, C. morosa, or C. belfragei. It appears to be most closely related to the allopatric C. belfragei and can be distinguished by having a narrower elytral fascia and a very finely, sparsely punctured pronotum. The structure of the sixth abdominal sternite of the male is also very different.(1)
Print References
Van Pelt A.F. (2002) Insect species described from Big Bend National Park. Insecta Mundi 16: 124-145. Full text
Works Cited
1.New species of Cymatodera from the southwestern United States and northern Mexico (Coleoptera, Cleridae)
William F. Barr. 1952. American Museum novitates, no. 1572, June 10.