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Superfamily Dascilloidea - Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles

Rather Large Beetle For ID - Sandalus niger - female Beetle - Anorus piceus Beetle with antlers - Sandalus niger - male Sandalus petrophya? - Sandalus petrophya - female Sandalus - male Anorus sp. - Anorus A Sandalus Trio - Sandalus niger - male A Sandalus Trio - Sandalus niger - female
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Dascilloidea (Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles)
Numbers
2 families, both represented in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.