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Genus Prometopia

Sap-feeding Beetle - Prometopia sexmaculata Nitidulid? - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata ? - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata ? - Prometopia sexmaculata Nitidulidae - Prometopia sexmaculata Sap Feeding Beetle Subfamily Nitidulinae 2 - Prometopia sexmaculata Odd Beetle - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata? - Prometopia sexmaculata
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Prometopinae
Genus Prometopia
Explanation of Names
Prometopia Erichson 1843
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), many spp. in 3 subgenera worldwide(2)
Size
5-6 mm
Range
in NA, generally distributed(1); mostly eastern, north to QC-ON(3)
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.
2.A current generic classification of sap beetles (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae)
Kirejtshuk A.G. 2008. Zoosystematica Rossica 17: 107-122.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.