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Species Corticeus parallelus

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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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Hypophlaeini
Genus Corticeus
Species parallelus (Corticeus parallelus)
Explanation of Names
Corticeus parallelus (Melsheimer 1846)
3.0-3.8 mm(1)
e. NA (QC-n.FL to MB-e.TX)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Review of the genus Corticeus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) of America north of Mexico
Triplehorn C.A. 1990. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 83: 287-306.
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.