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Genus Malporus

Antlike Flower Beetle - Malporus formicarius Anthicid - Malporus formicarius Beetle - Malporus formicarius Beetle - Malporus formicarius Malporus formicarius? - Malporus formicarius Coleoptera - Malporus formicarius Small, black and red beetle - Malporus cinctus Tenebrionoidea – Antlike Flower Beetles – Anthicidae – Anthicinae – Malporus formicarius - Malporus formicarius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Malporus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised by Chandler (1997)(1)
Explanation of Names
Malporus Casey 1895
4 spp. in our area, 5 total(2)
3 eastern ssp., one in AZ & Mexico, and one in Japan(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Genus Malporus Casey (Coleoptera: Anthicidae: Anthicinae)
Donald S. Chandler. 1997. The Coleopterists Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 265-275.
2.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.