Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
until recently treated in Cucujoidea
2 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1)
, 24 spp. in 7 genera total(2)
Fine, dense vestiture. Dorsum gently convex. Eleven antennomeres, last three forming club. Pronotum wide as elytra at back, narrowing toward head, which is narrower than pronotum.
holarctic & Oriental(3)
; in our area, Byturus unicolor
e. NA (NF-NT-AK to GA-TX), Xerasia grisescens
Adults feed at a variety of flowers. Larvae often in native fruits, or in oak galls in the case of Xerasia grisescens.