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Species Anommatus duodecimstriatus

Anommatus duodecimstriatus (Müller) - Anommatus duodecimstriatus
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Teredidae
Genus Anommatus
Species duodecimstriatus (Anommatus duodecimstriatus)
Explanation of Names
Anommatus duodecimstriatus (P.W.J. Müller 1821)
Size
1.5-1.8 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe; adventive in NA, recorded from ne. US (NY to WI)(2), can be spread further with commerce (reported from many locations worldwide)(3)
Habitat
litter, damp soil, plant debris(3)
Life Cycle
probably parthenogenetic(3)
Remarks
First reported from NA in early 1970s (Rochester, NY); found in the soil from imported plants (Peck 1972)
Works Cited
1.Lompe A. (2002-) Die Käfer Europas: Ein Bestimmungswerk im Internet
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
3.The North American Cerylonidae (Coleoptera: Clavicornia)
John F. Lawrence and Karl Stephan. 1975. Cambridge Entomological Club.