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Tribe Bacaniini

New smallest beetle! - Bacanius punctiformis Bacanius punctiformis Bacanius acuminatus Casey - Bacanius acuminatus Bacanius acuminatus Casey - Bacanius acuminatus Bacanius (s.str.) punctiformis (J.L. LeConte 1853) - Bacanius punctiformis Minute Hister - Bacanius Histerid - Bacanius Bacanius tantillus
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Bacaniini
Numbers
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1)
Range
in our area, e. & w. US(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.