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Genus Anthicus

Both Anthicus cervi*nus? - Anthicus flavicans Ant-like #2 - Anthicus cervinus Ant-like #3 - Anthicus ephippium Anthicid - Anthicus cervinus Anthicus cervinus LaFerté-Sénectère - Anthicus cervinus Beetle - Anthicus melancholicus Anthicid - Anthicus ephippium Anthicus ephippium
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 Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Anthicus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated in much broader sense: many genera of this subfamily used to be part of Anthicus
Explanation of Names
Anthicus Paykull 1798
45 spp. in our area(1)
all biogeographic areas(1)
Print References
Werner F.G. (1964) A revision of the North American species of Anthicus, s. str. (Coleoptera: Anthicidae). Misc. Publ. Entomol. Soc. America 4: 195-242.
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.