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Genus Hemipeplus

Hemipeplus microphthalmus Hemipeplus marginipennis Id request - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Hemipeplus chaos Thomas - Hemipeplus chaos Beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Skinny Beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Florida Beetle for ID - Hemipeplus microphthalmus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Mycteridae (Palm and Flower Beetles)
Genus Hemipeplus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Hemipeplus Latreille 1825
3 spp. in our area, dozens worldwide(2)
key to spp. in(3); larvae described in(4)
warmer climes worldwide; in our area, se. US to TX; adventive in CA(2)
our only representative of the subfamily Hemipeplinae Lacordaire 1854, that contains 2 genera, one widespread in warm climes worldwide and one precinctive to W. Indies(2)
Print References
Works Cited
1.Review of the New World Hemipeplinae (Coleoptera: Mycteridae) with descriptions of ten new species
Pollock D.A. 1999. Entomologica Scandinavica 30: 47-73.
2.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.
3.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
4.Description of the larvae of two species of Hemipeplus Latreille (Coleoptera: Mycteridae)
Thomas M.C., Woodruff R.E. 1986. Insecta Mundi 1: 121-124.
5.The species of Hemipeplus Latreille (Coleoptera: Mycteridae) in Florida, with a taxonomic history of the genus
Thomas M.C. 1985. Col. Bull. 39: 365-375.