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Tribe Coelostomatini

Beetle - Dactylosternum Beetle with brown Dactylosternum? - Dactylosternum abdominale Pelosoma prosternale Sharp - Pelosoma prosternale Phaenonotum minus Phaenonotum minus Phaenonotum minus Beetle - Phaenonotum exstriatum
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Coelostomatini
Explanation of Names
Coelostomatini Heyden 1891
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area, >200 spp. in 18 genera worldwide(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.