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Genus Aethina

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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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Nitidulinae
Tribe Nitidulini
Genus Aethina
Explanation of Names
Aethina Erichson 1843
A single (adventive) species in our area; large palaeotropical genus (5 subgenera)(1)
Works Cited
1.A current generic classification of sap beetles (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae)
Kirejtshuk A.G. 2008. Zoosystematica Rossica 17: 107-122.