Carlsbad Fish & Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region

Threatened and Endangered Species

Casey's June Beetle (Dinacoma caseyi)

Casey's June beetle is less than an inch long. It has a dusty brown or whitish color, with brown and cream longitudinal stripes on its wing covers and back. The beetle inhabits areas associated with Sonoran desert scrub vegetation located on alluvial fans (large, fan-shaped piles of sediment) at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains in the Coachella Valley region of Riverside County, California.

A photo of Casey's June beetle may be viewed on Flickr.



Sept. 21, 2011 News Release - Casey’s June Beetle Protected as an Endangered Species With Critical Habitat

Copies of the final rule and supporting information for Casey's June beetle are available at Look for the search box and enter the species' name or the Docket number FWS-R8-ES-2009-0019.



March 30, 2010, Press Release Announcing Draft Economic Analysis of Casey's June Beetle Proposed Critical Habitat Available

Additional helpful information about Casey's June beetle



July 08, 2009, Press Release Announcing Proposed Rule to List Casey's June Beetle as Endangered with Critical Habitat


July 05, 2007, Press Release - Listing of Casey's June Beetle Under ESA Found Warranted but Precluded

August 8, 2006, Press Release Announcing 90-Day Finding


  Documents and information, including Federal Register notices and a Spotlight Species Action Plan relating to Casey's June beetle, are available through the Service's Environmental Conservation Online System (ECOS) – CASEY'S JUNE BEETLE


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