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subgenus Megacarpolus

Elongate nitidulid - Carpophilus lugubris Nitidulid - Carpophilus lugubris Carpophilus - lugubris vs. sayi? - Carpophilus lugubris Carpophilus lugubris  - Carpophilus lugubris Carpophilus sp. - Carpophilus lugubris Beetle on Corn - Carpophilus lugubris Coleoptera - Beetles - Carpophilus lugubris Carpophilus lugubris? - Carpophilus lugubris
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Carpophilinae
Genus Carpophilus
No Taxon subgenus Megacarpolus
Explanation of Names
Megacarpolus Reitter 1919
probably a single species in our area, several in E/SE Asia... [needs researching]