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Species Eumecomera obscura

Eumecomera? - Eumecomera obscura Eumecomera obscura (LeConte) - Eumecomera obscura   - Eumecomera obscura 9020383 beetle - Eumecomera obscura Unidentfied Soldier Beetle - Eumecomera obscura Unidentfied Soldier Beetle - Eumecomera obscura
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 Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Eumecomera
Species obscura (Eumecomera obscura)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eumecomera obscura (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Asclera obscura LeConte 1854
Size
8-13 mm(1)
Range
sw. US (CA to CO-TX)(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Nearctic Oedemeridae (Coleoptera)
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1951. American Midland Naturalist 45: 257-391.