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Superfamily Cleroidea - Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles

April 10, 2007 - Bark-gnawing Beetle Larva - Thymalus marginicollis Clerid from scrub oak aerea  - Loedelia discoidea 7007349 Temnoscheila - Temnoscheila Enoclerus rosmarus? - Enoclerus rosmarus Trichodes ? - Trichodes ornatus Hairy beetle - Collops   - Lecontella gnara Cle Elum-1 - Listrus
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)
Numbers
5 families in our area (counting the Thanerocleridae as family), 11 total; this lineage is the most underrepresented in NA among beetle superfamilies(1)

actually, per the reference cited, Bouchard et al. (2011)(1), the following families should still be in Superfamily Cucujoidea
Family Byturidae - Fruitworm Beetles
Family Biphyllidae - False Skin Beetles
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.