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subgenus Priscosaprinus

Histerid - Geomysaprinus parumpunctatus - male smaller histerid beetle from entrance of gopher tortoise burrow - Geomysaprinus floridae Geomysaprinus triangulifer (Marseul 1855) - Geomysaprinus triangulifer Geomysaprinus (Priscosaprinus) sp. 3 - Geomysaprinus Geomysaprinus (Priscosaprinus) sp. 3 - Geomysaprinus Geomysaprinus (Priscosaprinus) sp. 4 - Geomysaprinus Geomysaprinus formicus (Hinton) - Geomysaprinus formicus Geomysaprinus formicus (Hinton) - Geomysaprinus formicus
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Saprininae
Genus Geomysaprinus
No Taxon subgenus Priscosaprinus
Explanation of Names
Priscosaprinus Wenzel in Arnett 1962
close to 30 spp. in our area, some undescribed(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.