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Subfamily Epuraeinae

Epuraea - Epuraea populi Nice flared pronotum - Epuraea rufa Epuraea? - Epuraea Nitdulidae - Epuraea - female Beetle - Epuraea - male tiny beetle-Nitidulidae species? - Epuraea luteola Tiny Beetle found inside a split open orange on a tree - Epuraea Nitidulid - Epuraea peltoides
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 Epuraeinae
Explanation of Names
Epuraeinae Kirejtshuk 1986
Numbers
a single genus in our area, ~20 genera in 2 tribes worldwide(1)
Works Cited
1.A current generic classification of sap beetles (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae)
Kirejtshuk A.G. 2008. Zoosystematica Rossica 17: 107-122.