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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Lytta magister (Master blister beetle)

 

 

 Lytta magister

 Lytta magister

(Master blister beetle)
Habitat: Red and black beetles that exude an irritating liquid (Cantharidin) when disturbed. Common in spring.

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Coleoptera
Genus Lytta
species magister
variety Beetle

 

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