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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Stenelmis

Stenelmis quadri*maculata? - Stenelmis mirabilis Stenelmis sandersoni Very Tiny Beetle - Stenelmis Stenelmis Stenelmis? - Stenelmis Dryopidae? - Stenelmis Stenelmis Genus Stenelmis ? - Stenelmis
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 Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Elmidae (Riffle Beetles)
Subfamily Elminae
Tribe Elmini
Genus Stenelmis
Explanation of Names
Stenelmis Dufour 1835
33 spp. in our area(1)
see(2); beware of subsequent changes in taxonomy/nomenclature
most of NA(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.
2.A monographic revision of the North American species of Stenelmis (Drypoidae: Coleoptera)
Sanderson M.W. 1938. U. Kans. Sci. Bull. 25: 635-717.