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Genus Carcinops

Histerid - Carcinops pumilio histerid - Carcinops pumilio histerid - Carcinops pumilio Carcinops tejonicus (Horn) - Carcinops tejonicus Cottonwood Beetle - Carcinops Dendrophilus - Carcinops pumilio - male Histerid - Carcinops Unknown Hister Beetle - Carcinops pumilio
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 Carcinops
Explanation of Names
Carcinops Marseul 1855
Numbers
2 subgenera (of which one monotypic), with 20 spp. in our area(1)(2) and ~60 spp. worldwide
Range
in our area, mostly sw. US(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.
2.A review of the cactophilic Carcinops Marseul (Col.: Histeridae) of the Sonoran Desert Region, with descriptions of 6 new spp.
Reese E.M., Swanson A.P. 2017. Col. Bull. 71: 159-190.