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Genus Monophylla

paddle-shaped antennae beetle - Monophylla terminata - male Monophylla californica - male Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer) - Monophylla pallipes - female Monophylla pallipes (Schaeffer) - Monophylla pallipes - male Monophylla terminata (Say) - Monophylla terminata - female Monophylla californica - male Telephone Beetle. ? - Monophylla californica Small Hairy Black & Red Beetle with Red Collar and Thick, Scalloped Antennae - Monophylla terminata
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
3 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
4–10 mm(2)
easily recognized by elongate, spatulate terminal antennomere (particularly long in the male), as long as to much longer than preceding antennomeres combined; eyes strongly emarginate(1)
key to spp. in (2)
OR-ON-MA to Costa Rica; Cuba(1)(2)