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Genus Hornia

Hornia Hornia Hornia Hornia
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 Hornia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hornia Riley, 1877
Explanation of Names
Hornia - probable patronym for George Henry Horn (1840-1897), a U.S. entomologist who specialized in the study of beetles.
3 spp., widely dist. (1)
Print References
Linsley, E.G. 1941. The biology of the Meloidae with special emphasis on the genus Hornia. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 17: 45.
Linsley, E.G., 1942. Systematics of the meloid genera Hornia and Allendesalazaria. (Coleoptera). University of California Publications in Entomology, 7: 169-188.
MacSwain, J.W. 1958. Taxonomic and biological observations on the genus Hornia (Coleoptera: Meloidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 51(4): 390-396.
Riley, C.V. 1877. On a remarkable new genus in Meloidae infesting mason bee cells in the United States. Trans Acad Sci St Louis, 3: 563-565.
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.