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Subfamily Ptilodactylinae

Beetle - Ptilodactyla - female Toe-winged Beetle - Ptilodactyla carinata - male Beetle with unipectinate antennae - Ptilodactyla 821W03 - Ptilodactyla carinata Ptilodactyla? - Ptilodactyla - male Which Ptilodactyla? - Ptilodactyla - female Lateral - Ptilodactyla Male, Lachnodactyla arizonica? - Lachnodactyla arizonica - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea
Family Ptilodactylidae (Toe-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Ptilodactylinae
Numbers
12 spp. in 2 genera in our area; this subfamily includes ~80% of world ptilodactylid spp.(1)
Internet References
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.Lawrence J.F., et al. (2000-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera): descriptions, illustrations, identification...