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Taxonomy
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Genus Petalium

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Polyphaga - Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles
Superfamily Bostrichoidea - Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles
Family Ptinidae - Death-watch and Spider Beetles
Subfamily Dorcatominae
Genus Petalium

Species alaseriatum - Petalium alaseriatum
Species alternatum - Petalium alternatum
Species bistriatum - Petalium bistriatum
Species californicum - Petalium californicum
Species debile - Petalium debile
Species incisum - Petalium incisum
Species whitei - Petalium whitei