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subgenus Glischrochilus

New spotted nitidulid! - Glischrochilus vittatus Glischrochilus sap beetle saloon - Glischrochilus vittatus black & cream sap beetle - Glischrochilus vittatus small beetle - Glischrochilus vittatus small beetle - Glischrochilus vittatus Glischrochilus confluentus (Say) - Glischrochilus confluentus - female Glischrochilus vittatus Nitidulidae - G. confluentus? - Glischrochilus confluentus
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 (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptarchinae
Genus Glischrochilus
No Taxon subgenus Glischrochilus
4 spp. in our area(1), about as many in the Palaearctic...
not yet in the guide: G. moratus (NS-BC to ?TX) and G. lecontei (w. NA: BC-OR-AZ to MB-SD-NM)(2)(1)
prob. holarctic; across the north and with coniferous forests southward
under bark of conifers, esp. pines
Works Cited
1.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
2.A revision of Neartic Nitidulidae (Coleoptera)
Parsons C.T. 1943. Bull. comp. Zool. 92: 121-278.