Blister beetle (Meloe franciscanus)

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Blister beetle fact file

Blister beetle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyMeloidae
GenusMeloe (1)

Information on the blister beetle is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly

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Blister beetle status

This species has yet to be classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

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References

  1. ZipcodeZoo (March, 2010)
    http://zipcodezoo.com/
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Female blister beetle walking across desert sand  
Female blister beetle walking across desert sand

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