Fire-coloured beetle

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Fire-coloured beetles
Pyrochroa.coccinea.dorsal.jpg
Pyrochroa coccinea female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Tenebrionoidea
Family: Pyrochroidae
Latreille, 1807
Subfamilies

Agnathinae
Pedilinae
Pilipalpinae
Pyrochroinae
Tydessinae

Fire-coloured beetles are the beetles of the Pyrochroidae family, which includes the red cardinal beetles. This family contains some 150 species. Many species in the subfamily Pyrochroinae have comb- or antler-like antennae. This family also now includes most former members of the defunct family Pedilidae.

Pyrochroa serraticornis

Genera[edit]

These 21 genera belong to the family Pyrochroidae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pyrochroidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Browse Pyrochroidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Pyrochroidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-06. 
  4. ^ "Pyrochroidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-06. 

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