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Genus Leptovectura

Dasytinae - Leptovectura adspersa Dasytinae - Leptovectura adspersa Leptovectura adspersa Casey - Leptovectura adspersa Leptovectura adspersa Casey - Leptovectura adspersa
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 Dasytinae
Tribe Dasytini
Genus Leptovectura
Explanation of Names
Leptovectura Casey 1895
Numbers
monotypic genus(1)
Range
NM(1)
Remarks
Leptovectura is very close to Vectura and Vecturoides, and all three may eventually be synonymized. (A.J. Mayor, pers. comm. to =v= 3.viii.2010)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.