RUTELINAE is a subfamily of the scarab beetles (family Scarabaeidae). It is a very diverse group; distributed over most of the world, it contains some 200 genera with over 4,000 described species in 6 tribes. A few recent classifications include the tribe Hopliini , but this is not generally accepted.
Unlike some of their relatives, their habitus is usually lacking in
ornamentation, such as horns. They resemble the
* ^ http://museum.unl.edu/research/entomology/Guide/Scarabaeoidea/Scarabaeidae/Rutelinae/Rutelinae-Overview/RutelinaeO.html