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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Holopsis

saugage-link antennae - Holopsis marginicollis Holopsis Tiny beetle - Holopsis marginicollis Unknown beetle - Holopsis Corylophidae - Holopsis marginicollis Holopsis marginicollis? - Holopsis marginicollis Holopsis sp. - Holopsis Small beetle - Holopsis
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Corylophidae (Minute Hooded Beetles)
Genus Holopsis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peltinodes Paulian 1950
Explanation of Names
Holopsis Broun 1883
9 spp. in our area(1)
Atlantic coastal states, TX, OK, CA(1)
the sole member of the tribe Peltinodini Paulian 1950(2)
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.Phylogeny and classification of Corylophidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) with descriptions of new genera and larvae
Ślipiński A., Tomaszewska W., Lawrence J.F. 2009. Systematic Entomology 34: 409–433.