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Subfamily Dasytinae

unknown family - Dasytellus - male Chapparal Clerid on Datura - Trichochrous insignis Hoppingiana hudsonica Listrini? - Dasytastes bicolor Beetle - Trichochrous 8036482  - Trichochrous Dasytini? - Asydates grandiceps Melyridae - Trichochrous sinuosus
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 Melyridae (Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Dasytinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
In dire need of revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Dasytinae Laporte de Castelnau 1840
Numbers
ca. 320 spp. in 35 genera in our area (several genera are poorly defined), over 50 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide; in our area, hardly represented in the east, and enormously diverse in the west, esp. in California(1)
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.