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Genus Malporus

Antlike Flower Beetle - Malporus formicarius Antlike Flower Beetle - Malporus formicarius Anthicid - Malporus formicarius Anthicid - Malporus formicarius Anthicid - Malporus formicarius Malporus cinctus (Say) - Malporus cinctus Malporus formicarius Malporus formicarius? - Malporus formicarius
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 Malporus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Malporus Casey 1895
4 spp. in our area, 5 total(2)
3 eastern ssp., one in AZ & Mexico, and one in Japan(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Genus Malporus Casey (Coleoptera: Anthicidae: Anthicinae)
Donald S. Chandler. 1997. The Coleopterists Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 265-275.
2.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.