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Genus Cartodere

2mm beetle - Cartodere constricta Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Cartodere bifasciata Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle - Cartodere bifasciata Cartodere bifasciatus - Cartodere bifasciata Tiny beetle - Cartodere nodifera Beetle IMG_2162 - Cartodere constricta Ultra tiny beetle - Cartodere bifasciata beetle - Cartodere
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Latridiinae
Genus Cartodere
Explanation of Names
Cartodere C.G. Thomson 1859
Numbers
4 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area (all adventive)(1)(2), 41 worldwide(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.Latridiidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: New records, keys to identification, new synonyms, distribution, and zoogeography
Majka C.G., Langor D., Rücker W.H. 2009. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 317-370.
3.Rücker W.H. (1998-2014) Latridiidae & Merophysiinae