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Subfamily Monotominae

monotomid - Monotoma picipes Unknown Coleoptera 4 - Monotoma bicolor Monotomid - Monotoma producta Monotomidae - Bactridium Another Monotomid? - Bactridium ephippigerum Small beetle - Monotoma Monotoma johnsoni - male Monotomid - Monotoma longicollis
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)
Family Monotomidae (Root-eating Beetles)
Subfamily Monotominae
Numbers
4 tribes, of which only the monotypical Lenacini (New Zealand) is not represented in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.