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Genus Dienerella

Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Dienerella ruficollis Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Dienerella ruficollis Beetle8701 - Dienerella Dienerella sp. - Dienerella filum tiny beetle - Dienerella filum Unknown - Dienerella filiformis UnknownBeetle2 - Dienerella Please help to ID - Dienerella argus
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Latridiinae
Genus Dienerella
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microgramme
Explanation of Names
Dienerella Reitter 1911
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(1), ~40 worldwide(2)
Size
1.1-1.8 mm
Identification
Body elongate and somewhat depressed, pronotum without longitudinal ridges, head well produced in front of eyes. Eyes close to rear margin of head.
Similar spp. in Adistemia & Acalyptoischion
not yet in the guide: D. beloni | (3)