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Species Euphoria biguttata

Euphoria biguttata (Gory and Percheron) - Euphoria biguttata Euphoria biguttata (Gory and Percheron) - new Arizona record - Euphoria biguttata - female
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 biguttata (Euphoria biguttata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euphoria biguttata (Gory and Percheron)
Orig. Comb: Cetonia biguttata Gory and Percheron 1833
Syn: E. lineoligera Blanchard 1850 (1)
Size
10.8-17.0 mm (2)
Range
se AZ (one 2016 record from Cochise Co.) / Mex. to C. Amer. (Woodley & Lingafelter 2017),(2)
Also one 1962 record from "Hidalgo Co." with no state given, so it could be from either NM or TX. (1),(3),(Woodley & Lingafelter 2017)
Season
Jun-Dec. (mostly Oct) in Mex. (2)
Print References
Woodley, N.E. and S.W. Lingafelter. 2017. Second USA record for Euphoria biguttata (Gory and Percheron) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) and discussion of its distribution. The Coleopterists Bulletin 71(2): 364-365. (BioOne)
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
2.Monographic revision of the American genus Euphoria Burmeister, 1842 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae)
Jesus Orozco. 2012. The Coleopterists Society.
3.Texas A&M University Insect Collection (TAMUIC)