Scraptiidae

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Scraptiidae
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Anaspis rufilabris from Germany
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Scraptiidae

Mulsant, 1856
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The family Scraptiidae is a small group of beetles sometimes called false flower beetles. There are about 400 species in 30 genera with a world-wide distribution. The adults are found on flowers, sometimes in large numbers. These beetles are very common and easily confused with members of the related family Mordellidae.

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References[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II. CRC Press. p. 564.
  • Fauna Europaea
  • Nomina Insecta Nearctica