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Brachypterolus pulicarius

(Brachypterolus pulicarius)

Description

Brachypterolus pulicarius, known generally as the toadflax flower-eating beetle or antirrhinum beetle, is a species of short-winged flower beetle in the family Kateretidae. It is found in Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China) and North America.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Kateretidae
Genus:Brachypterolus
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