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Genus Brachypeplus

Brachypeplus glaber LeConte - Brachypeplus glaber Brachypeplus habecki Cline and Skelley - Brachypeplus habecki Nitidulid - Brachypeplus basalis Elongated-ovoid orange-brown to dark-brown beetle with sphere-clubbed antennae - Brachypeplus basalis Nitidulidae - Brachypeplus basalis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Cillaeinae
Genus Brachypeplus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nitidulopsis Walker 1856, Leropeplus Murray 1864, Liparppelpus Murray 1864, Onicotis Murray 1864, Selis Murray 1864, Tasmus Murray 1864
Explanation of Names
Brachypeplus Erichson 1842
2 spp. in our area, ~100 worldwide(1)
most major biogeographic zones, primarily tropical; in our area, one sp. in coastal se. US (on cabbage palmetto), another in southernmost TX(1)
Works Cited
1.Discovery of new species and country records for the North American sap beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).
Cline, A.R. & P.E. Skelley. 2013. Zootaxa, 3683(2): 101–116.