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Genus Zarhipis

Phengodidae (Glow Worm) - Zarhipis - female Glowworm Beetle - Zarhipis Glowworm beetle - Zarhipis integripennis - male Pterotus obscuripennis ? - Zarhipis integripennis - male Western Banded Glowworm - Zarhipis integripennis - male Unidentified insect - Zarhipis integripennis - male Western Banded Glowworm Beetle - Zarhipis integripennis R/O banded glow worm - Zarhipis
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Phengodidae (Glowworm Beetles)
Tribe Phengodini
Genus Zarhipis
Explanation of Names
Zarhipis LeConte 1881
Numbers
3 spp. total, all in our area(1)
Identification
Separated from Phengodes by the elytra nearly covering entire abdomen; frons not impressed between antennal bases (1).
Range
w. US (WA-CA to NV-NM) to Mexico(1)
Print References
Fall, H. C. 1923. Zarhipis LeConte (Coleoptera). Canadian Entomologist, 55: 109-112.
Linsdale, D. D. 1964. A revision of the genus Zarhipis LeConte (Coleoptera: Phengodidae). Wasmann Journal of Biology, 22: 225-260.
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.