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Subfamily Ernobiinae

beetle - Ozognathus cornutus - male Strange antennae - Ernobius Anobiid - Xestobium Utobium marmoratum Anobiidae? - Ernobius granulatus Mating small brown beetles - Ernobius - male - female Small Brown Beetle - Ernobius Orange beetle with long antennae - Ernobius
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Ernobiinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
no tribes listed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Ernobiinae Pic 1912
Numbers
~50 genera in 8 genera of 3 tribes in our area(2), 14 genera in 4 tribes total
Identification
Body +/- cylindrical, head not completely retracted under pronotum, antennae free, with tree terminal segments elongate.
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
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.