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Subfamily Malachiinae

Beetle - Anthocomus equestris Attalus nigripes Horn - Attalus nigripes Hypebaeus bicolor (LeConte) - Hypebaeus bicolor Collops? - Malachius aeneus Collops vittatus (Say) - Collops vittatus - female Collops? Possibly C. quadriguttatus? - Collops - female Collops nigriceps - Collops - female Soft-winged Flower Beetle? Possibly Malachius? - Malachius ulkei - male
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Malachiinae
Explanation of Names
Malachiinae Fleming 1821
Numbers
6 tribes worldwide, of which two represented in our area(1)
Print References
Marshall, M.Y. 1951. Studies in Malachiidae, III. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 27: 77-132. (2)
Marshall, M.Y. 1952. The Malachiidae of north central Mexico (Coleoptera). American Museum Novitates, No. 1584, 1-20. (3)
Marshall, M.Y. 1955. Studies in Malachiidae, VI. Coleopterists Bulletin, 9: 35-48. (4)
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.