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subgenus Pauronemognatha

Nemognatha #2 - Nemognatha punctulata Nemognatha - Nemognatha scutellaris Nemognatha? - Nemognatha punctulata Beetle - Nemognatha nigripennis Beetle - Nemognatha scutellaris Orange and Black Beetle - Nemognatha punctulata Small Orange Head Beetle - Nemognatha nigripennis coleoptera 3 - Nemognatha nemorensis
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 Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Nemognathinae
Tribe Nemognathini
Genus Nemognatha
No Taxon subgenus Pauronemognatha
Explanation of Names
Pauronemognatha Enns 1956
7 spp.(1)
5-15 mm(1)
most of the US + QC-ON; N. cribraria fuscula & N. nemorensis widespread in the east, N. punctulata se. US; the rest of the taxa are more western(1)
Works Cited
1. A revision of the genera Nemognatha, Zonitis, and Pseudozonitis (Coleoptera, Meloidae) in America north of Mexico, with....
Enns, W.R. 1956. University of Kansas Scientific Bulletin 37(17): 685-909.