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subgenus Meganemognatha

Nemognatha lurida Beetle ID - Nemognatha lurida Blister Beetle - Nemognatha soror Blister Beetle - Nemognatha soror Brown Beetle - Nemognatha lutea Unknown Beetle - Nemognatha lutea Nemognatha lutea Nemognatha on Cirsium undulatum - Nemognatha lutea
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Nemognathinae
Tribe Nemognathini
Genus Nemognatha
No Taxon subgenus Meganemognatha
Explanation of Names
Meganemognatha Enns 1956
15 spp. in our area(1)
w. NA (plus one sp. in MS-LA), mostly sw. US; N. lurida lurida & N. lutea lutea range as far east as MB, ND & IA(1)(2)
Species not yet in guide (1):
N. angusta Enns, 1956 (MS, LA)
N. brevirostris Enns, 1956 (TX)
N. bridwelli Wellman, 1912 (CA)
N. curta Enns, 1956 (CA)
N. explanata Enns, 1956 (TX - Mexico)
N. hurdi MacSwain, 1952 (CA)
N. meropa Enns, 1956 (AZ)
N. miranda Enns, 1956 (AZ, CA)
N. pallens LeConte, 1853 (CA)
N. werneri Enns, 1956 (NM)
Works Cited
1. A revision of the genera Nemognatha, Zonitis, and Pseudozonitis (Coleoptera, Meloidae) in America north of Mexico, with....
Enns, W.R. 1956. University of Kansas Scientific Bulletin 37(17): 685-909.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.