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

Genus Gloeosoma

Gloeosoma hesperus (Casey) - Gloeosoma hesperum Gloeosoma hesperus (Casey) - Gloeosoma hesperum
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
Genus Gloeosoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gronevus Casey
Explanation of Names
Gloeosoma Wollaston 1854
5 spp. in our area(1)
in our area, e. NA west to MB-KS south to NC(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.