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Genus Monophylla

paddle-shaped antennae beetle - Monophylla terminata - male This is probably a male of Monophylla californica - Monophylla californica Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer) - Monophylla pallipes - male Monophylla terminata (Say) - Monophylla terminata - male small beetle with thick antenne - Monophylla terminata - male Beetle - Monophylla terminata - female Telephone Beetle. ? - Monophylla californica Telephone Beetle. ? - Monophylla californica
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Tillinae
Genus Monophylla
Explanation of Names
Monophylla Spinola 1841
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
Identification
easily recognized by elongate, spatulate terminal antennomere (particularly long in the male)(2), as long as to much longer than preceding antennomeres combined; eyes strongly emarginate(1)
Range
OR-ON-MA to Costa Rica; Cuba(1)
Works Cited
1.A checklist of the New World species of Tillinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae), with an illustrated key to genera...
Burke A.F., Leavengood J.M., Zolnerowich G. 2015. Zootaxa 4059: 1-39.
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.