Oxyepoecus spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Oxyepoecus bruchiVU-IUCN1996Argentina
2. Oxyepoecus daguerreiVU-IUCN1996Argentina
3. Oxyepoecus inquilinaVU-IUCN1996Argentina

Species/Common Names:
Oxyepoecus bruchi
Oxyepoecus daguerrei
Oxyepoecus inquilina

Facts Summary:
Oxyepoecus is a genus of insects of concern and found in the following area(s): Argentina.

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