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Tribe Dorcatomini

Caenocara sp. , Puffball Beetle - Caenocara Smaller anobiid - Byrrhodes intermedius jolly fat guy - Caenocara bicolor Byrrhodes sp. - Byrrhodes Byrrhodes intermedius - Dorcatoma setulosa Puff beetle? - Caenocara Death-watch  Beetle - Byrrhodes intermedius - female Puffball or not, that is the question
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Dorcatominae
Tribe Dorcatomini
Numbers
30 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 12 genera total
Range
most of NA(1) and the world
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.