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Tribe Hypulini

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Melandryidae (False Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Melandryinae
Tribe Hypulini
Explanation of Names
Hypulini Gistel 1848
26 spp. in 4 genera total(2)(3) but Microtonus and Symphora not listed in any tribe in(2) --ask Darren
holarctic; all 4 genera listed in(2) are present in Eurasia, one ranges into NA(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, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.