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Genus Urophorus

Nitidulidae - Urophorus humeralis Sap-feeding Beetle - Urophorus humeralis Sap-feeding Beetle - Urophorus humeralis Pineapple Beetle - Urophorus humeralis Which genus/species? - Urophorus humeralis Nitidulidae in pomegranate fruit - Urophorus humeralis Nitidulidae in pomegranate fruit - Urophorus humeralis Staphylinid Beetle? - Urophorus humeralis
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Carpophilinae
Genus Urophorus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a subgenus of Carpophilus
Explanation of Names
Urophorus Murray 1864
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area(1)
Identification
3 abdominal tergites exposed vs. 2 in Carpophilus
Range
in our area, so. US(1)
Food
dry fruit/vegetables(2)
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.Coleoptera families other than Cerambycidae, Curculionidae sensu lato, Chrysomelidae sensu lato and Coccinelidae -- Chapter 8.5
Denux O., Zagatti P. 2010. BioRisk 4: 315–406.