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Genus Polemius

8015329 - Polemius laticornis Soldier Beetle - Polemius laticornis beetle - Polemius limbatus Black and orange beetle - Polemius Beetle - Polemius laticornis Beetle - Polemius repandus Beetle - Polemius repandus Polemius laticornis? - Polemius laticornis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
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.