Poppy Loving Beetle
( Amartus tinctus )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Amartus tinctus
(Mannerheim, 1843)
Common Name:Poppy Loving Beetle
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Kateretidae
Genus:Amartus
Taxon Code:COL01061
ITIS TSN#:708398

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION

BIOLOGY
Food
They like California poppies.

HABITAT

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar

REFERENCES
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#708398
  • Joyce Gross


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