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Genus Mycterus

Mycterus - Mycterus concolor - female Uncertain... - Mycterus concolor Yucca flower beetle - Mycterus quadricollis Mycterus - Mycterus canescens Mycterus? - Mycterus Mycterus? - Mycterus Mycterus? - Mycterus Lakehead-2 - Mycterus canescens
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 Mycterus
Explanation of Names
Mycterus Clairville 1798
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Range
mostly northern & southern temperate regions (several spp. in India); in NA, widespread, with gap in the interior of continent(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the nominate subfamily
Works Cited
1.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.