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Subfamily Ptilodactylinae

Death-watch beetle ??? - Ptilodactyla - male Beetle?? - Ptilodactyla beetle w/ comblike antennae - Ptilodactyla 821W03 - Ptilodactyla carinata Alleculinae - Ptilodactyla Beetle - Ptilodactyla angustata - male beetle - Ptilodactyla Ptilodactyla sp.? - Ptilodactyla
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 Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
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...