Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Nitops

Beetle ID - Nitops pallipennis Carpophilus - Nitops pallipennis Carpophilus pallipennis ? - Nitops pallipennis - male - female Nitops? - Nitops pallipennis Nitops pallipennis? - Nitops pallipennis Nitidulid - Nitops pallipennis Carpophilus sp.? - Nitops pallipennis Carpophilus sp.? - Nitops pallipennis
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 Carpophilinae
Genus Nitops
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a subgenus of Carpophilus
Explanation of Names
Nitops Murray 1864
2 subgenera, both represented in our area