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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Rypobiini

Minute Hooded Beetle - Rypobius marinus Minute Hooded Beetle - Rypobius marinus Minute Hooded Beetle - Rypobius marinus Gloeosoma hesperus (Casey) - Gloeosoma hesperum Gloeosoma hesperus (Casey) - Gloeosoma hesperum Rypobius marinus? - Rypobius marinus Odd beetle - Rypobius marinus Beetle - Rypobius marinus
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Corylophidae (Minute Hooded Beetles)
Tribe Rypobiini
Explanation of Names
Rypobiini Paulian 1950
7 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), 7 genera worldwide(2)
in our area, e. NA(1)
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.
2.Phylogeny and classification of Corylophidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) with descriptions of new genera and larvae
Ślipiński A., Tomaszewska W., Lawrence J.F. 2009. Systematic Entomology 34: 409–433.