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Subfamily Malthininae

Soldier Beetle - Malthinus Cantharid 2 - Malthodes Semi-transparent elytra? beetle - Malthinus difficilis Who is this? Cantharid - Malthodes beetle - Malthodes Malthininae? - Malthodes
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Malthininae
Explanation of Names
Malthininae Kiesenwetter 1852
Numbers
ca. 150 spp. in 4 genera of 2 tribes in our area (of which almost 130 Malthodes spp.); (1)
Size
1.2-5 mm(1)
Range
worldwide except Australia, but most diverse in Eurasia & 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.