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subgenus Caplothorax

Yucca nits - Carpophilus melanopterus Sap-feeding Beetle - Carpophilus melanopterus Yucca Nitidulid - Carpophilus melanopterus Carpophilus sp. - Carpophilus melanopterus Beetle on yucca - Carpophilus melanopterus unidentified Coleoptera - Carpophilus melanopterus Carpophilus melanopterus Yucca Beetle - Carpophilus melanopterus
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 Carpophilus
No Taxon subgenus Caplothorax
Explanation of Names
Caplothorax Kirejtshuk 1997
2 spp. in our area + several undescribed (Neotropical) species(1)
New World(1)
Works Cited
1.On the evolution of anthophilous Nitidulidae (Coleoptera) in tropical and subtropical regions
Kirejtshuk A.G. 1997. Bonn. zool. Beitr. 47: 111—134.