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Genus Orthoperus

Orthoperus Very Tiny Beetle - Orthoperus Beetle - Orthoperus Corylophidae > Orthoperus - Orthoperus Corylophidae > Orthoperus - Orthoperus Tiniest beetle - Orthoperus Orthoperus? - Orthoperus smallest beetle - Orthoperus
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 (Coccinellid group)
Family Corylophidae (Minute Hooded Beetles)
Genus Orthoperus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eutrilia Casey 1900
Explanation of Names
Orthoperus Stephens 1829
Numbers
16 spp. in our area(1), 11 in Europe...
Range
cosmopolitan(2), incl. most of NA(1)
Remarks
the sole member of the tribe Orthoperini Jacquelin du Val 1857(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.Phylogeny and classification of Corylophidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) with descriptions of new genera and larvae
Ślipiński A., Tomaszewska W., Lawrence J.F. 2009. Systematic Entomology 34: 409–433.