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Genus Cyclodinus

Anthicidae - Cyclodinus franciscanus Anthicidae - Cyclodinus franciscanus Cyclodinus annectens (LeConte) - Cyclodinus annectens Antlike Flower Beetle - Cyclodinus californicus UT coleo - Cyclodinus mimus Anthicus? - Cyclodinus mimus Cyclodinus franciscanus? - Cyclodinus franciscanus Baulius ? - Cyclodinus
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 Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Cyclodinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Cyclodinus Mulsant & Rey 1866
7 spp. in the New World, all in our area, ~90 spp. total(1)
species are mostly allopatric (ranges do not overlap); identification based primarily on male genitalia; key to spp. in(1)
Old World, with some representation in NA & West Indies; in our area, w. NA and marine beaches in e. US(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the New World Cyclodinus Mulsant & Rey (Coleoptera: Anthicidae)
Chandler D.S. 2005. Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 131: 1-20.
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.