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Genus Anorus

Beetles with their shirts untucked - Anorus parvicollis Soft-bodied Plant Beetle - Anorus piceus The other Anorus - Anorus Long-horned Beetle - Anorus Beetle, Saguaro National Park, Pima County, Arizona - Anorus parvicollis Beetle A 4.10.18 - Anorus Anorus parvicollis Unknown 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.