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Subfamily Prometopinae

Sap-feeding beetle - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata Nitidulidae - Prometopia sexmaculata Prometopia sexmaculata? - Prometopia sexmaculata Sap-feeding Beetle with phoretic mites - Prometopia sexmaculata Dark sap-feeding beetle - Prometopia sexmaculata
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 Prometopinae
Explanation of Names
Prometopinae Böving & Craighead 1931
Numbers
a single genus in our area, 8 genera total(1)
Range
pantropical (a few spp. range into the north temperate zone), by far more diverse in the Oriental Region(1); in our area, eastern
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogeny of Nitidulidae: assessment of subfamilial and tribal classification...
Cline A.R., Smith T.R., Miller K., Moulton M., Whiting M., Audisio P. 2014. Systematic Entomology 39: 758–772.