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Superfamily Cleroidea

beetles - Byturus unicolor - male - female Soft-winged Flower beetle (Melyrid) - Attalus scincetus - male Gall, Inhabitant Tiny Beetle on Plum Blossoms - Listrus Urban clerid?  Boschella fasciata? - Boschella fasciata Beetle 3.2mm - Trichochrous erythropus Beetle - Pelonium leucophaeum Cleroidea?
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Numbers
9 families in our area (counting the Thanerocleridae as family), 18 total(1); this lineage is the most underrepresented in NA among beetle superfamilies(2)(3)
Identification
key to [sub]families in (1)
Works Cited
1.Comprehensive phylogeny of the Cleroidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
Gimmel M.L., Bocakova M., Gunter N.L., Leschen R.A.B. 2019. Sys. Entomol. 44: 527-558.
2.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
3.Phylogeny and classification of Cucujoidea and the recognition of a new superfamily Coccinelloidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
Robertson J.A., Ślipiński A., Moulton M., Shockley F.W., Giorgi A., Lord N.P., McKenna D.D., Tomaszewska W., Forrester J. ... 2015. Syst. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/syen.12138.