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Subfamily Ceryloninae

Cerylon unicolor Philothermus glabriculus Philothermus glabriculus? - Philothermus glabriculus little brown beetle - Philothermus glabriculus beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Unknown Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Cerylonid? - Mychocerus discretus Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Cerylonidae (Minute Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Ceryloninae
Numbers
11 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 36 genera worldwide(2)
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.A monograph of the world Cerylonidae (Coleoptera; Cucujoidea). Part 1 - Introduction and higher classification
Ślipiński S.A. 1991. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 88: 1--273.