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Genus Aderus

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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 Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Aderini
Genus Aderus
Explanation of Names
Aderus Westwood 1830
Numbers
4 spp. (incl. one adventive) in our area(1)
Identification
key to eastern spp. in(2)
Range
Worldwide(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the subtribe Aderina
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.
2.Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America.
Werner, F.G. 1990. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 98: 187-232.