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Genus Acanthinus

Acanthinus clavicornis (Champion) - Acanthinus clavicornis Acanthinus dromedarius (LaFerté-Senéctère) - Acanthinus dromedarius Anthicidae, ventral-lateral - Acanthinus myrmecops - male Antlike Flower Beetle - Acanthinus scitulus Acanthinus dromedarius (LaFerté-Senéctère) - Acanthinus dromedarius Anthicid - Acanthinus myrmecops - female Acanthinus myrmecops (Casey) - Acanthinus myrmecops Acanthinus spinicollis (LaFerté-Sénectère) - Acanthinus spinicollis
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 Anthicinae
Genus Acanthinus
Explanation of Names
Acanthinus LaFerté-Senéctère 1849
Numbers
7 spp. in our area; large genus(1)
Identification
Revision and key: Werner (1966-1970)
Range
Neotropical & Australian genus; in our area, so. US & the Midwest(1)
Print References
Olson C.A. (1994) Floyd Gerald Werner 1921-1992. Psyche 101: 1-12. Full text
Werner F.G. (1966) A revision of Acanthinus (Coleoptera: Anthicidae), III. The spinicollis-Group. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 59(6): 1267-1276.
Werner F.G. (1967) A revision of Acanthinus (Coleoptera: Anthicidae), IV. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 60(1): 255-273.
Werner F.G. (1967) A revision of Acanthinus (Coleoptera: Anthicidae), VI. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 60(6): 1217-1234.
Werner F.G. (1970) A revision of Acanthinus (Coleoptera: Anthicidae), VII. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 63(1): 111-128.
Werner F.G. (1970) A revision of Acanthinus IX. The leporinus, scitulus, cuyabanus, myrmecops-groups. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 63(3): 718-731.
Werner F.G. (1970) A revision of Acanthinus X. albicinctus-group and conclusion. Ann. Ent. Soc. America 63(3): 859-876.
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.