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Species Tenebroides corticalis

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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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Tribe Trogossitini
Genus Tenebroides
Species corticalis (Tenebroides corticalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trogosita dubia Melsheimer 1844; Trogosita limbalis Melsheimer 1844; Trogosita intermedia Horn 1862
Explanation of Names
Tenebroides corticalis (Melsheimer 1844)
Size
4.3-9.7 mm(1)
Identification
The laterodorsal profile and convexity of the pronotum is unique(1)
Range
NA coast to coast: NS-NT-AK to Guatemala(1)(2) (BG records only from e US)
Habitat
under bark of various trees, mostly deciduous; also in moss/lichens on tree trunks(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Trogossitidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Cleroidea)
J.R. Barron. 1971. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 75: 1-143.
2.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.
3.New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Trogossitidae, Cleridae, and Melyridae...
Webster R.P., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 179: 141-156.