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Genus Mycterus

yucca beetle - Mycterus quadricollis - male Mycterus - Mycterus concolor - female Uncertain... - Mycterus concolor Mycterus elongata? - Mycterus concolor Coleoptera - Mycterus concolor Mycterus sp. - Mycterus Mycterus sp. - Mycterus Mycterus sp. - Mycterus
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 Mycterus
Explanation of Names
Mycterus Clairville 1798
6 spp. in our area(1), 10 total
mostly northern & southern temperate regions (several spp. in India); in NA, widespread, with gap in the interior of continent(1)
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.