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Genus Cortinicara

Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Cortinicara gibbosa - male Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Cortinicara gibbosa Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Cortinicara gibbosa Latridiidae ? - Cortinicara gibbosa - female tiny beetle - Cortinicara gibbosa Beetle - Cortinicara gibbosa - female Cryptophagidae? - Cortinicara gibbosa Latridiidae - Cortinicara gibbosa
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Corticariinae
Genus Cortinicara
Explanation of Names
Cortinicara C. Johnson 1975
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area(1)(2), 15 spp. worldwide(3)
Internet References
Fact sheets: C. hirtalis | C.meridiana (4)