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Family Mauroniscidae

Mauroniscidae, - Scuromanius facetus Family unknown - Scuromanius facetus Mecomycter Mecomycter Mecomycter Mecomycter Mectemycor Mauroniscidae Mecomycter omalinus - Mectemycor
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 Mauroniscidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated in the Dasytinae (Melyridae)
Explanation of Names
Mauroniscidae Majer 1995
Numbers
8 spp. in 3 genera in our area, 26 spp. in 5 genera total(1)
Size
2-4.5 mm(2)
Range
New World: sw. US (to WY-KS) to Chile & Argentina(3)
Works Cited
1.Order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Ślipiński S.A., Leschen R.A.B., Lawrence J.F. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 203–208.
2.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.
3.Synopsis of the described Coleoptera of the world