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Genus Holoparamecus

Beetle - Holoparamecus pacificus Very minute beetle... - Holoparamecus caularum Minuscule beetle - Holoparamecus Minuscule beetle - Holoparamecus Minuscule beetle - Holoparamecus Holoparamecus Holoparamecus Holoparamecus sp. - Holoparamecus caularum
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Endomychidae (Handsome Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Merophysiinae
Genus Holoparamecus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated in the Latridiidae or Merophysiinae
Explanation of Names
Holoparamecus Curtis 1833
Numbers
6 spp. in our area (of which 4 probably non-native, marked + below), 60 total(1)
US records include: +H. caularum CA FL MI · +H. depressus CA GA NY · H. floridanus FL · H. pacificus CA · +H. ragusae IN MO PA · +H. singularis CA NY; no records in Canada(2)
Range
worldwide in warmer climes, incl. many scattered records across the US(1)
Habitat
some spp. are found in stored products and may be considered pests
Print References
Photo of H. caularum(3)