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Tribe Dircaeini

Tiny Beetle - Anisoxya glaucula Beetle - Anisoxya glaucula Beetle - Anisoxya glaucula False Darkling - Dircaea liturata Phloiotrya Beetle - Dircaea liturata Saved from drowning - Dircaea liturata Anisoxya glaucula ? - Phloiotrya
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Melandryidae (False Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Melandryinae
Tribe Dircaeini
Explanation of Names
Dircaeini Kirby 1837
Numbers
9-10 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), ~70 spp. in 8 genera worldwide(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.BioLib.cz