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Subfamily Tarsosteninae

Tarsostenus univittatus beetle found in eucalyptus sapling harvested from Salinas, CA. Now in San Mateo  Bark has been hewn.  Beetles walking at night.  - Paratillus carus - female Tarsostenus univittatus (Rossi) - Tarsostenus univittatus Miniature Clerid - Tarsostenus univittatus
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 Tarsosteninae
Numbers
2 spp. (both adventive) in a single genus in our area, ~70 spp. in 14 genera total(1)
Size
worldwide, 2.2–14.0 mm(1)
Range
pantropical group restricted to the so. hemisphere and most diverse in Africa, Madagascar, and Australia(1)
Works Cited
1.Classification, natural history, phylogeny, and subfamily composition of the Cleridae and generic content of the subfamilies
Opitz W. 2010. Entomologica Basiliensia et Collections Frey 32: 31–128.