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Subfamily Malachiinae

Kissin' beetles - Collops bipunctatus - male - female melyrid 2 - Nodopus Collops - female Beetle larvae beetle 45 - Collops Malachius beetle from sand dunes - Collops Flower Beetles - Temnopsophus bimaculatus - male - female
Classification
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 Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Malachiinae
Explanation of Names
Malachiinae Fleming 1821
Numbers
6 tribes worldwide, of which two represented in our area(1)
Print References
(2)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.Studies in Malachiidae, III.
Marshall, M.Y. 1951. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 27: 77-132.