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Subfamily Eurygeniinae

Longhorned Beetle? - Stereopalpus vestitus Rilettius Rilettius Anthicid 2 - Pergetus campanulatus Beetle - Pergetus campanulatus Beetle ID? - Duboisius Leptoremus argenteus Casey - Leptoremus argenteus Beetle covered with white hairs - Retocomus
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 Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Eurygeniinae
Explanation of Names
Eurygeniinae LeConte 1862
Numbers
50 spp. in 11 genera in our area(1), all members of the nearly cosmopolitan tribe Eurygeniini; 30 extant genera arranged into 3 tribes worldwide(2)
Size
at up to 18 mm, the largest representatives of the family(2)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in Australia and the New World(2); widespread in our area(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.
2.Telnov D. (2011) Anthicidae, Ant-like flower beetles (in The Tree of Life Web Project)