Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Retocomus

Retocomus? - Retocomus Retocomus? - Retocomus Anthicid species in California - Retocomus Anthicidae Eurygeniinae - Retocomus wildii Beetle covered with white hairs - Retocomus Retocomus Spotted Beetle - Retocomus Spotted Beetle - Retocomus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Eurygeniinae
Genus Retocomus
Explanation of Names
Retocomus Casey 1895
Numbers
17 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
so. US, esp. CA (14 spp.), with just 2 spp. in se. US(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.