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Genus Dichelotarsus

Beetle, this image shows horisontal stripping on body - Dichelotarsus Cantharid? - Dichelotarsus Small beetle on Salix sp. - Dichelotarsus flavimanus Beetle crawling around - Dichelotarsus puberulus Podabrus danielsi (Fender) - Dichelotarsus danielsi Podabrus simplex? - Dichelotarsus simplex Narrow blackish beetle with red face and pale tibia and tarsi - Dichelotarsus Dichelotarsus perhaps melvillei - Dichelotarsus cavicollis
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Podabrini
Genus Dichelotarsus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Malthacus Kirby
Explanation of Names
Dichelotarsus Motschulsky 1859
Numbers
ca. 70 spp. in our area, ~90 spp. total (S. Kazantsev, pers.comm. to =v= 28.iii.2011)
dozens of NA spp. currently treated in Podabrus will be eventually transferred to this genus (most members of Fender's groups II through VIII)(1)
Range
Holarctic
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.