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Subfamily Pedilinae

beetle - Pedilus lugubris - female Female? - Pedilus - female Black beetle from motel pool - Pedilus lugubris Fire-colored Beetle - Pedilus elegans - male Fire-Colored Beetle - Pedilus lugubris Pedilus sp.? - Pedilus Pedilus bardi - Pedilus bardii - male Is this Malachius capillicornis? - Pedilus
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 Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pedilinae
Explanation of Names
Pedilinae Lacordaire 1859
2 genera (of which one monotypic), both in our area
north temperate regions of the world