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Genus Trypherus

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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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
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.