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Bark Gnawing, Checkered And Soft Winged Flower Beetles

Cleroidea

Cleroidea

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Cleroidea is a small superfamily of beetles containing about 10,000 species. Most of the members of the group are somewhat slender, often with fairly soft, flexible elytra, and typically hairy or scaly.

Families

Families included are:[1]

Most species belong to the families Cleridae and Melyridae, followed by Trogossitidae.

References

  1. ^ Gimmel, Matthew L.; Bocakova, Milada; Gunter, Nicole L.; Leschen, Richard A.B. (2019). "Comprehensive phylogeny of the Cleroidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)". Systematic Entomology. 44 (3): 527–558. doi:10.1111/syen.12338.

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Cleroidea: Brief Summary

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Cleroidea is a small superfamily of beetles containing about 10,000 species. Most of the members of the group are somewhat slender, often with fairly soft, flexible elytra, and typically hairy or scaly.

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