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Blatchleya gracilis, subfamily Omethinae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Elateroidea
Family: Omethidae
Subfamily: Driloniinae Matheteinae Omethinae

Omethidae is a family of Elateroidea commonly known as the False Soldier Beetles.[1]


There are 30 species in 8 genera, divided into three subfamilies within this family.[1]

Subfamily Driloniinae[edit]

Subfamily Matheteinae[edit]

Subfamily Omethinae[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Family Omethidae - False Soldier Beetles". BugGuide. Retrieved 2017-01-24.