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Species Hemipeplus chaos

Mycteridae Hemipeplus chaos - Hemipeplus chaos Hemipeplus chaos Thomas - Hemipeplus chaos
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
Species chaos (Hemipeplus chaos)
Explanation of Names
Hemipeplus chaos Thomas 1985
chaos refers to the utter taxonomic disorder and confusion among the spp. of the genus (1)
Size
4.3-5.3 mm(2)
Range
SC-FL-MS(2)-TX
Habitat
associated with Sabal spp. (1)
Print References
Thomas, M.C. 1985. The species of Hemipeplus Latreille (Coleoptera: Mycteridae) in Florida, with a taxonomic history of the genus. The Coleopterists Bulletin 39(4): 365-375. (1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.