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Tribe Orchesiini

Orchesia Pupa - Orchesia Orchesia ovata Lederia arctica Beetle - Microscapha clavicornis Orchesia ? - Orchesia Orchesia - Orchesia ovata Melandryidae - Orchesia Beetle ID please...Ernobius sp? - Orchesia cultriformis
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Melandryidae (False Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Melandryinae
Tribe Orchesiini
Explanation of Names
Orchesiini Mulsant 1856
Numbers
7 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), ~130 spp. in 9 genera total(2)
Range
much of the world
Remarks
accomplished tumblers
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.BioLib.cz