Lycidae (Lycid Beetles)

Subfamily Calochrominae

Subfamily Metriorrhynchinae

Genus Porrostoma

Lycidae Porrostoma rufipennis Porrostoma rhipidium

Genus Trichalus

Lycidae Trichalus bifurcatus

Genus Xylobanus


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