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Genus Megalostomis

Flower beetle ? - Megalostomis pyropyga Clytrini on Mesquite - Megalostomis subfasciata Clytrini on Mesquite - Megalostomis subfasciata Mystery bug on White-ball Acacia - Megalostomis pyropyga Beetle ID Assistance Requested - Megalostomis pyropyga Elephant Beetle? - Megalostomis pyropyga Saxinis sp.? - Megalostomis pyropyga Megalostomis pyropyga? - Megalostomis pyropyga
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 Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptocephalinae (Case-bearing Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Clytrini
Subtribe Megalostomina
Genus Megalostomis
Explanation of Names
Megalostomis Chevrolat in Dejean 1836
Numbers
3 spp. n. of Mex., all in the subgenus Pygidiocarina; numerous spp. arranged into 7 subgenera total (1)
Range
AZ-TX, KS / Mex. to C. Amer. (2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Catalog of Leaf Beetles of America North of Mexico
Ed Riley, Shawn Clark, and Terry Seeno. 2003. Coleopterists Society.