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Family Salpingidae - Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles

Narrow-waisted Bark Beetle - Elacatis umbrosus Rhinosimus viridiaeneus Aegialites pupa - Aegialites Coleopteran - Elacatis immaculatus - male Tiny Teneb? - Sphaeriestes virescens Salpingidae - Rhinosimus Rove Beetle or ant? - Inopeplus reclusus Anthicidae? - Rhinosimus
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Salpingidae (Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Salpingidae Leach 1815
Numbers
20 spp. in 8 genera in our area, ca. 300 spp. in 45 genera worldwide(1) arranged into 7 subfamilies, of which 6 are represented in NA
Range
worldwide
See Also
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.