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Genus Polemius

8015329 - Polemius laticornis beetle with mites - Polemius laticornis True Bug? - Polemius repandus Lycid? Cantharid? Neither? - Polemius laticornis Cantharidae, maybe Polemius laticornis  - Polemius laticornis beetles - Polemius - male - female Polemius repandus?  - Polemius repandus Soldier beetles - Polemius canadensis - male - female
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.