Spider Beetles

Spider Beetles

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia (Animals) Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods) Subphylum: Hexapoda (Hexapods) Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles) Superfamily: Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles) Family: Anobiidae Subfamily: Ptininae (Spider Beetles) Tribe: Ptinini Genus: Ptinus No Taxon: (Subgenus Ptinus) Species: (Spider Beetle) Spider beetles belong to … Read more

Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea Family: Chrysomelidae The Chrysomelidae family is a group of beetles, that are commonly referred as Leaf Beetles. This family comprises of more than 35,000 species, classified into over 2,500 genera. Hence, it is considered as one of the most common and … Read more