Salpingidae

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Salpingidae
Rhinosimus.jpg
Rhinosimus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Superfamily: Tenebrionoidea
Family: Salpingidae
Leach, 1815

Salpingidae or narrow-waisted bark beetles is a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga.[1][2] The species are small, about 1.5 – 7 mm in length.[3] This family is worldwide distributed and consists of about 45 genera and 300 species.

Genera[edit]

This list is not complete:[3]

  • Aegialites
  • Dacoderus
  • Tretothorax
  • Eurystethes
  • Inopeplus
  • Elacatis
  • Rhinosimus
  • Sphaeriestes
  • Vincenzellus

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://nomen.at/Tenebrionoidea
  3. ^ a b Michael A. Ivie (2002). Ross H. Arnett & Michael Charles Thomas, ed. American Beetles: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. Volume 2 of American Beetles. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.