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Genus Hemipeplus

Mycteridae Hemipeplus chaos - Hemipeplus chaos Hemipeplus marginipennis Hemipeplus chaos Thomas - Hemipeplus chaos Id request - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Skinny Beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus Skinny Beetle - Hemipeplus microphthalmus
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 Mycteridae (Palm and Flower Beetles)
Genus Hemipeplus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Hemipeplus Latreille 1825
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, dozens worldwide(2)
Identification
key to spp. in(3); larvae described in(4)
Range
warmer climes worldwide; in our area, se. US to TX; adventive in CA(2)
Remarks
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
(5)
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.