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Genus Dienerella

Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Dienerella ruficollis latridiidae?? - Dienerella Dienerella sp. - Dienerella filum tiny beetle - Dienerella filum Latridiid - Dienerella filum Little brown beetle - Dienerella pilifera Please help to ID - Dienerella argus Very small beetle on hardwood floor - Dienerella
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
Explanation of Names
Dienerella Reitter 1911
9 spp. in our area(1), ~40 worldwide(2)
1.1-1.8 mm
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)