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Tribe Paromalini

Histeridae-dorsal - Paromalus Paromalus (s.str.) seminulum Erichson - Paromalus seminulum Clown Beetle? - Carcinops Platylomalus aequalis Some Sort of Histerine Beetle? - Platylomalus aequalis a Paromalus? - Platylomalus aequalis Histeridae - Carcinops Carcinops corticalis - Carcinops corticis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Paromalini
Explanation of Names
Paromalini Reitter 1909
25 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), close to 300 spp. in ~15 genera total
most of NA(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.