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Genus Trypherus

Belotus? - Trypherus frisoni Beetle? - Trypherus frisoni Beetle?? - Trypherus frisoni - male Trypherus frisoni or latipennis? - Trypherus Beetle - Trypherus Soldier Beetle - Trypherus Trypherus? mating pair - Trypherus Trypherus? Delaware - Trypherus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Chauliognathinae
Genus Trypherus
Explanation of Names
Trypherus LeConte 1851
5 spp. in our area, more diverse in the Old World(1)
e. NA (west to OK) and e. Asia (most spp. in Taiwan & Japan)(1)
not uncommon on herbaceous foliage in the understory of deciduous forests(1)
a member of the tribe Ichthyurini Champion 1915(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.