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Genus Paromalus

sap hister beetle? - Paromalus teres Histerid - Paromalus teres Histerid - Paromalus durangoensis - male Clown beetle 10.04.10 - Paromalus bistriatus Paromalus mancus Paromalus (s.str.) seeversi (Wenzel 1936) - Paromalus seeversi Histerid - Paromalus Paromalus - Paromalus seminulum
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Paromalini
Genus Paromalus
Explanation of Names
Paromalus Erichson 1834
Numbers
2 subgenera, with 8 spp. in our area(1) and >60 worldwide
Range
widespread
Habitat
mostly under bark(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.