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Kateretidae

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Kateretidae is a family of short-winged flower beetles in the suborder Polyphaga.[1][2][3] There are about 11 genera and at least 40 described species in Kateretidae.[4][5][6] They are found worldwide except in New Zealand. Adults are anthophagous, feeding on flowers, while the larvae are spermatophagous inside the flower corolla.[7]

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Kateretes pusillus

Genera

These 11 genera belong to the family Kateretidae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[4] c = Catalogue of Life,[5] g = GBIF,[6] b = Bugguide.net[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Kateretidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  2. ^ Family KATERETIDAE at Australian Faunal Directory
  3. ^ Cucujoidea - Nomen.at - animals and plants
  4. ^ a b "Kateretidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  5. ^ a b "Browse Kateretidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  6. ^ a b "Kateretidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  7. ^ Peris, David; Jelínek, Josef (February 2020). "Syninclusions of two new species of short-winged flower beetle (Coleoptera: Kateretidae) in mid-Cretaceous Kachin amber (Myanmar)". Cretaceous Research. 106: 104264. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2019.104264.

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Kateretidae: Brief Summary

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Kateretidae is a family of short-winged flower beetles in the suborder Polyphaga. There are about 11 genera and at least 40 described species in Kateretidae. They are found worldwide except in New Zealand. Adults are anthophagous, feeding on flowers, while the larvae are spermatophagous inside the flower corolla.

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