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Subgenus Orthopeplus

Orthopeplus quadricollis - Epuraea quadricollis Orthopeplus quadricollis - Epuraea quadricollis
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
Genus Epuraea
No Taxon Subgenus Orthopeplus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a separate genus
Explanation of Names
Orthopeplus Horn 1879
Numbers
a single species in our area, 3 total(1)
Range
sw. US & Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Two new species of Epuraea (Orthopeplus) (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from Mexico
Cline A.R., Carlton C.E. . 2004. Col. Bull. 58: 261-270.