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Genus Notoxus

small beetle with a crown - Notoxus desertus Anthicidae, Notoxus -? - Notoxus marginatus Notoxus murinipennis Antlike Flower Beetle (Notoxus murinipennis) - Notoxus murinipennis Notoxus calcaratus, anterior - Notoxus calcaratus ming - Notoxus calcaratus Monoceros beetle? - Notoxus desertus Notoxus haustrus Chandler - Notoxus haustrus
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 Notoxinae (Monoceros Beetles)
Genus Notoxus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Notoxus Geoffroy 1762
Numbers
47 spp. in our area(2), >300 worldwide (Kejval 2011)
Range
nearly cosmopolitan, poorly represented in S. America (only in the north) and absent in the Australian Region (Kejval 2011); most diverse in Africa & w. NA(2)
Remarks
Many spp are attracted to cantharidin and dying meloid beetles(2)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1884. Synopsis of the United States species of Notoxus and Mecynotarsus. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 11: 165-176.
Works Cited
1.A revision of North American Notoxus with a cladistic analysis of the New World species (Coleoptera: Anthicidae)
Chandler D.S. 1982. Entomography 1: 333-438.
2.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.