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Genus Anorus

Soft-bodied Plant Beetle - Anorus piceus Soft-bodied Plant Beetle - Anorus piceus Long-horned Beetle - Anorus this year (2017) already out in numbers in March - Anorus parvicollis Anorus female - Anorus parvicollis - female Aguanga-0BG.J.1973.01 - Anorus piceus Beetle  - Anorus piceus Beetle - Anorus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Dascilloidea
Family Dascillidae (Soft-bodied Plant Beetles)
Genus Anorus
Explanation of Names
Anorus LeConte 1859
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Size
7-13 mm(2)
Range
AZ-CA(1)
Remarks
The only Nearctic member of the subfam. Karumiinae Escalera 1913 (~7 genera in 4 tribes worldwide) that occurs in drier parts of w. NA, temperate S. America, Africa, and C. Asia(3)
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.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
3.Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 1: Morphology and Systematics. (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim)
Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds). 2005. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. xi + 567 pp.