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Subfamily Polypriinae

Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa 920W01 - Polypria cruxrufa Polypria cruxrufa Chevrolat - Polypria cruxrufa orange patch beetle - Polypria cruxrufa
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 Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Polypriinae
Explanation of Names
Polypriinae Lawrence 2005
Numbers
a single genus in our area, 2 genera total (Lawrence 2005)
Range
one genus Nearctic, another in se. Australia (Lawrence 2005)
Print References
Lawrence J.F. (2005) Dasytomima, a new genus of Australian Oedemeridae and its relationship to Polypria Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Annales Zoologici 55: 603-613 (Abstract [link no longer available])