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Genus Dichelotarsus

Soldier Beetle - Dichelotarsus fumiganus Beetle - Dichelotarsus pattoni Black/red headed, red and bronze fuzzy beetle with prey - Dichelotarsus Podabrus laevicollis (Kirby) - Dichelotarsus laevicollis Cantharid 1 - Dichelotarsus scaber Soldier beetle - Dichelotarsus puberulus Cantharid - Dichelotarsus cinctipennis Another Silis? - Dichelotarsus
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Podabrini
Genus Dichelotarsus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Malthacus Kirby
Explanation of Names
Dichelotarsus Motschulsky 1859
Numbers
ca. 70 spp. in our area, ~90 spp. total (S. Kazantsev, pers.comm. to =v= 28.iii.2011)
dozens of NA spp. currently treated in Podabrus will be eventually transferred to this genus (most members of Fender's groups II through VIII)(1)
Range
Holarctic
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.