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Subfamily Onthophilinae

Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Histerid - Peploglyptus belfragei Onthophilus sp - Onthophilus alternatus Onthophilus nodatus Onthophilus deflectus Helava 1978 - Onthophilus deflectus Onthophilus pluricostatus J.E. LeConte 1844 - Onthophilus pluricostatus Onthophilus kirni Ross - Onthophilus kirni
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Onthophilinae
Explanation of Names
Onthophilinae MacLeay 1819
~8 genera and at least 80 described spp. worldwide