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Genus Caenia

anteriorly red-margined netwing beetle - Caenia amplicornis Net-wing beetle - Caenia dimidiata Net-winged Beetle - Caenia dimidiata - male Caenia dimidiata Caenia dimidiata? - Caenia dimidiata Caenia dimidiata?  - Caenia dimidiata Female, Leptoceletes basalis? - Caenia amplicornis Arizona Beetle  - Caenia amplicornis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Lycidae (Net-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Lycinae
Tribe Calopterini
Genus Caenia
Explanation of Names
Caenia Newman 1838
2 spp. in our area, a dozen total(1)
primarily neotropical; in our area, C. dimidiata is widespread in the east (NS-FL to MB-MO), C. amplicornis AZ(1)(2)
See Also
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.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.