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Species Corticotomus parallelus

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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 Corticotomus
Species parallelus (Corticotomus parallelus)
Explanation of Names
Corticotomus parallelus (Melsheimer 1844)
Size
3.3-4.5 mm(1)
Identification
Head with clypeofrontal area flat (not concave), dorsal surface scarcely impressed posteriorly; pronotum convex, sides parallel; piceous with reddish areas along sides of elytra(1)
Range
e. US (NH-IL-FL-OK)(1),(2)
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)