Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Ciinae

dark, horned ciid - Strigocis opacicollis - male Cis sp. 2 - Cis - female Cis quadridentatus (Dury) - Cis quadridentatus - male small brown beetle - Cis Minute Tree-fungus Beetle - Cis submicans Tiny Beetle - Strigocis opacicollis Hadreule blaisdelli - female Plesiocis cribrum? - Plesiocis - male
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Ciidae (Minute Tree-fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Ciinae
Numbers
includes all the ciid genera but one, arranged in 3 tribes(1) [of which 2 represented in our area](2)
Works Cited
1.Lopes-Andrade C. (2011) Ciidae Leach 1819. In: The Tree of Life Web Project
2.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.