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Genus Polemius

Net-winged beetle - Polemius laticornis Beetle 06.27.2009 002 - Polemius repandus beetle with mites - Polemius laticornis cantharid - Podabrus? - Polemius laticornis Beetle - Polemius limbatus - male Black Beetle - Polemius Polemius laticornis? - Polemius laticornis soldier beetle - Polemius
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Silinae
Tribe Silini
Genus Polemius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision
Explanation of Names
Polemius LeConte 1851
Numbers
14 nominal spp. in our area; large genus(1)
Range
New World, mostly neotropical; in our area, more diverse in sw. US; 4 spp. reach Canada(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.