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Genus Phenolia

Stelidota octomaculata? - Phenolia grossa Nitidulidae, dorsal  - Phenolia grossa fungivorous beetle - Phenolia grossa fungivorous beetle - Phenolia grossa Sap-feeding Beetle - Phenolia grossa Nitidulidae ? - Phenolia grossa Phenolia grossa Beetle  - Phenolia grossa
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Nitidulinae
Tribe Nitidulini
No Taxon (Phenolia complex)
Genus Phenolia
Pronunciation
Fay-NO-lee-uh
Explanation of Names
Phenolia Erichson 1843
Numbers
A single species in our area(1); many spp. in 4 subgenera worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide, incl. e. & so. NA
Habitat
under bark and in fungi
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A current generic classification of sap beetles (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae)
Kirejtshuk A.G. 2008. Zoosystematica Rossica 17: 107-122.