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Superfamily Dascilloidea - Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles

Strange Beetle - Sandalus niger - male Dascillus sp. - Dascillus davidsoni Sandalus californicus - male Soft-bodied Plant Beetle - Dascillus? - Dascillus davidsoni large dark beetle - Sandalus Cedar Beetle - Sandalus niger - female Another brown longhorned beetle - Anorus Sandalus petrophya? - Sandalus - female
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)
Superfamily Dascilloidea (Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles)
2 families, both represented in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.