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Genus Thymalus

hairy golden tortoise - Thymalus marginicollis Trogossitid larva - Thymalus marginicollis Trogossitid larva - Thymalus marginicollis  Bark-gnawing Beetle - Thymalus marginicollis  Bark-gnawing Beetle - Thymalus marginicollis beetle - Thymalus marginicollis Trogossitidae - Thymalus marginicollis Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetle)X - Thymalus marginicollis
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Peltinae
Genus Thymalus
Explanation of Names
Thymalus Latreille 1802
Numbers
a single species in our area, 9 spp. total(1)(2)
Range
holarctic(3)
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Thymalini that contains a total of 15 spp. in 7 genera, mostly in so. hemisphere(3)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.
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.Synopsis of the described Coleoptera of the world