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Genus Toramus

Beetle - Toramus pulchellus Toramus Beetle IMG_1719 - Toramus pulchellus Erotylidae - Toramus? - Toramus tiny beetle - Toramus pulchellus Unknown Beetle - Toramus Unknown Beetle - Toramus Toramus ? - Toramus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Xenoscelinae
Genus Toramus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tomarus LeConte 1861 [not Erichson 1847, a Scarab]
Explanation of Names
Toramus Grouvelle 1916
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1)
Range
Widely distributed(1) (though BG data all from e. NA)
Season
mostly: Mar-Oct (BG data)
See Also
Works Cited
1.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.