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Genus Ahasverus

Silvanid Flat Bark Beetle - Ahasverus new Beetle - Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - Ahasverus rectus Cryptophagidae ??? - Ahasverus advena silvanid - Ahasverus rectus Silvaninae? - Ahasverus  Silvanid of sorts? - Ahasverus Ahasverus advena
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Genus Ahasverus
Explanation of Names
Ahasverus Gozis 1881
Numbers
3 described spp.(1) and one undescribed in our area; ~10 spp. total(2)
Identification
Range
e. US to TX(1); New World genus, most diverse in the Neotropics, with one sp. (A. advena) spread with commerce and now cosmopolitan(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Thomas M.C. (-2011) A preliminary checklist of the flat bark beetles of the world