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Subfamily Malachiinae

Very tiny leaf beetle - Hypebaeus Attalus nigripes Horn - Attalus nigripes Small, red-black beetle - Anthocomus equestris  Attalus scincetus? - Attalus scincetus Melyrid Beetle - Hypebaeus oblitus Melyridae - Malachius Small blue, orange and black beetle - Collops bipunctatus
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
Explanation of Names
Malachiinae Fleming 1821
6 tribes worldwide, of which two represented in our area(1)
Print References
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.Studies in Malachiidae, III.
Marshall, M.Y. 1951. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 27: 77-132.
3.The Malachiidae of north central Mexico (Coleoptera)
Malcolm Yeaman Marshall. 1952. American Museum of Natural History.
4.Studies in Malachiidae, VI.
Marshall, M.Y. 1955. Coleopterists Bulletin, 9(3): 35-48.