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Genus Nemozoma

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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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Tribe Trogossitini
Genus Nemozoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cylidrella Sharp 1891, Nemosoma auct.
Explanation of Names
Nemozoma Latreille 1804
'thread-like body'
7 spp. in our area, 23 total(1)
~2.5–5.0 mm(1)
w. NA (BC-CA to CO-NM), the Neotropics (9 spp.), w. Palaearctic(1)
Works Cited
1.Trogossitidae: A review of the beetle family, with a catalogue and keys
Kolibáč J. 2013. ZooKeys 366: 1-194.