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Species Lichenophanes bicornis

Horned Powder-post Beetle - Lichenophanes bicornis Bostrichid - Lichenophanes bicornis Horned powder-post beetle - Lichenophanes bicornis Beetle - Lichenophanes bicornis Lichenophanes? - Lichenophanes bicornis Beetle - Lichenophanes bicornis Lichenophanes bicornis Bostrichid - Lichenophanes bicornis
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Bostrichinae
Tribe Bostrichini
Genus Lichenophanes
Species bicornis (Lichenophanes bicornis)
Explanation of Names
Lichenophanes bicornis (Weber 1801)
bicornis = 'two-horned'
7-12 mm(1)
e. NA (NS-ON-MN to FL-TX)(2)(3)(BG data)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
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.Checklist of the beetles of Maine, USA
Majka C.G., Chandler D.S., Donahue C.P. 2011. Empty Mirrors Press, Halifax. 328 pp.