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Genus Orphilus

Phalacridae? - Orphilus subnitidus unknown beetle - Orphilus ater Beetle - Orphilus subnitidus Beetle haven: Small, round, and black--Orphilus? - Orphilus subnitidus Beetle - Orphilus subnitidus Orphilus? - Orphilus subnitidus Orphilus? - Orphilus subnitidus Meligethinae? - Orphilus subnitidus
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Genus Orphilus
Explanation of Names
Orphilus Erichson 1846
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 3 extant spp. total(1)
Size
2.3-2.8 mm(2)
Range
Holarctic genus; in our area, 1 sp. eastern (NB-FL to ON-WI-TX), another western (BC-CA to AB-NE-NM)(3)(1)
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.
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.