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Tribe Podabrini

Soldier Beetle - Podabrus protensus podabrus picture 2 - Podabrus tomentosus Soldier Beetle - Dichelotarsus Silver Star Mountain Beetle 8 - Dichelotarsus Podabrus tricostatus ? - Podabrus tricostatus - male Podabrus pruinosus? - Podabrus pruinosus Podabrus Podabrus? - Podabrus rugosulus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Podabrini
Explanation of Names
Podabrini Gistel 1856
>100 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1)
holarctic, widespread in 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.