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Suborder Polyphaga - Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles

Flower Beetle 2 - Trichodes ornatus Aleocharini -- undet. aleocharine genus 1 Weevil 10.05.31 (1) - Smicronyx Beetle - Meloe americanus Psoa maculata Placopterus thoracicus Trigonoscuta maybe? - Ophryastes - male - female Trichonotuloides aphoderrans - Aphodius aphoderrans - male
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)
Explanation of Names
Polyphaga Emery 1886
worldwide, ~160 extant families in 16 superfamilies(1), >300,000 spp. (~90% of described beetle species)
by far the largest and most diverse suborder
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.