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Species Epicauta torsa

Epicauta torsa (LeConte) - Epicauta torsa - male Epicauta torsa (LeConte) - Epicauta torsa - male Gray Blister Beetle - Epicauta torsa - male Gray Blister Beetle - Epicauta torsa Ash Gray Blister beetle? - Epicauta torsa - female Epicauta torsa (LeConte) - Epicauta torsa - female Beetle - Epicauta torsa
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 Meloinae
Tribe Epicautini
Genus Epicauta
No Taxon (subgenus Macrobasis)
Species torsa (Epicauta torsa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epicauta torsa (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Lytta torsa LeConte 1853
15 mm(1)
the form of the antennae and the transverse pronotum will serve to separate this sp. from other black, sparsely pale gray pubescent forms. (1)
- Male
Det. J. D. Pinto, 2015
se US (KS-TX-FL-NC, MA) - Map (1)(2)(3), most records from across c. TX
Type Locality: Texas
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Texas
Dillon, Lawrence S. 1952. American Midland Naturalist, Vol. 48, No. 2:330-420.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)