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Genus Isomira

brown beetle - Isomira quadristriata Are these alleculines? - Isomira sericea Isomira sp.? - Isomira sericea Stumped - Isomira Stumped - Isomira small alleculine - Isomira Generic brown handrail beetle 2 - Isomira Isomira sericea
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Alleculinae (Comb-clawed Beetles)
Subtribe Gonoderina
Genus Isomira
Explanation of Names
Isomira Mulsant 1856
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(1)
Range
holarctic, incl. much of the US and so. Canada(1)
Print References
Marshall J.D. (1970a) Isomira Mulsant in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera, Alleculidae): redescriptions, new synonymies, and taxonomic notes on eastern North American species. Entomological News 81: 41-49.
Marshall J.D. (1970b) Isomira Mulsant in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Alleculidae): species of eastern North America concluded. The Coleopterists Bulletin 24: 88-95.
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.