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Subgenus Poreopasta

Meloid, perhaps Linsleya? - Lytta sublaevis Lytta sublaevis Lytta sp. - Weld County, Colorado - Lytta - female Lytta sp.? - Lytta - male - female Red Head Beetle - Lytta auriculata Lytta auriculata on Brittlebush  - Lytta auriculata Mating Beetles - Lytta auriculata - male - female Lytta auriculata? - Lytta auriculata
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Meloinae
Genus Lytta
No Taxon Subgenus Poreopasta
Explanation of Names
Poreopasta Horn 1868
Numbers
21 spp. in 2 species-groups in our area, 25 spp. in 5 species-groups total(1)
Range
holarctic; in NA, sw. Canada to nw. Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Bionomics, systematics and phylogeny of Lytta, a genus of blister beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae).
Selander, R.B. 1960. Illinois Biological Monographs, No. 28, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.