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Family Glaresidae - Enigmatic Scarab Beetles

Glaresis ecostata Glaresis ecostata Glaresis medialis Gordon - Glaresis medialis Glaresidae? - Glaresis Glaresis california ? - Glaresis california Glaresis california ? - Glaresis california Tecopa 8 - Glaresis Small Scarab  - Glaresis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Glaresidae (Enigmatic Scarab Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our fauna revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Glaresidae Kolbe 1905
Numbers
a single genus worldwide, with 25 spp. in our area, 35 spp. in the New World, and ~80 spp. total(1)
Size
2.5-6.0 mm(1)
Range
all major continents except Australia; in our area, western, by far most diverse in sw. US (one sp. reaches east to MI, 3 spp. range into Canada)(1)
Works Cited
1.Systematic revision of American Glaresidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)
Gordon R.D., Hanley G.A. 2014. Insecta Mundi 0333: 1‒91.