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Genus Axinotarsus

Shiny beetle on hydrangea - Axinotarsus pulicarius - female Beetle - Axinotarsus pulicarius - male elytra - Axinotarsus pulicarius - male Beetle - Axinotarsus pulicarius Introduced melyrid - Axinotarsus pulicarius - male Axinotarsus pulicarius Axinotarsus pulicarius
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Family Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Malachiinae
Tribe Malachiini
Subtribe Malachiina
Genus Axinotarsus
Explanation of Names
Axinotarsus Motschulsky 1854
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, >30 spp. total (all but a few in the nominate subgenus)(1)
Range
widespread Palaearctic genus; in our area, BC (Vancouver area)(1)