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subgenus Gynopterus

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Polyphaga - Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles
Superfamily Bostrichoidea - Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles
Family Ptinidae - Death-watch and Spider Beetles
Subfamily Ptininae - Spider Beetles
Tribe Ptinini
Genus Ptinus
No Taxon subgenus Gynopterus

Species bimaculatus - Ptinus bimaculatus
Species californicus - Ptinus californicus
Species concurrens - Ptinus concurrens
Species fallax - Ptinus fallax
Species falli - Ptinus falli
Species hystrix - Ptinus hystrix
Species interruptus - Ptinus interruptus
Species paulonotatus - Ptinus paulonotatus
Species raptor - Eastern Spider Beetle
Species sexpunctatus - Ptinus sexpunctatus
Species strangulatus - Ptinus strangulatus
Species texanus - Ptinus texanus
Species tumidus - Ptinus tumidus
Species variegatus - Ptinus variegatus
No Taxon Ptinus sp. (EGR 2)
No Taxon Ptinus sp. (EGR 3)
No Taxon Ptinus sp. (EGR 4)