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Phalacridae

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The Phalacridae are a family of beetles commonly called the shining flower beetles. They are often found in composite flowers. They are oval-shaped, usually tan, and about 2 mm in length.[1]

Worldwide there are about 638 species in 52 genera.[2]

Taxonomy

This family includes the following subfamily:[3]

Genera within this family include:[4]

References

  1. ^ Borror, Donald J.; Triplehorn, Charles A.; Johnson, Norman F (1989). An Introduction to the Study of Insects (6th ed.). Fort Worth, Texas: Saunders College. p. 800. ISBN 0-03-025397-7.
  2. ^ Matthew L. Gimmel World checklist of valid names in Phalacridae Louisiana State Arthropod Museum
  3. ^ Bouchard P, Bousquet Y, Davies AE, Alonso-Zarazaga MA, Lawrence JF, Lyal CH, Newton AF, Reid CA, Schmitt M, Slipiński SA, Smith AB (April 2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. 88: 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
  4. ^ Gimmel ML (January 2013). "Genus-level revision of the family Phalacridae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)". Zootaxa. 3605: 1–147. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3605.1.1. PMID 24614246.
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Phalacridae: Brief Summary

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The Phalacridae are a family of beetles commonly called the shining flower beetles. They are often found in composite flowers. They are oval-shaped, usually tan, and about 2 mm in length.

Worldwide there are about 638 species in 52 genera.

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