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Genus Laemophloeus

Laemophloeus - Laemophloeus fervidus Lined Flat Bark Beetle - Laemophloeus biguttatus BioBlitz Bug 109 - Laemophloeus fasciatus - female beetle - Laemophloeus biguttatus - male Lined Flat Bark Beetle - Laemophloeus fasciatus Laemophloeus - Laemophloeus fasciatus Laemophloeus biguttatus?  - Laemophloeus biguttatus Orange-spotted beetle - Laemophloeus biguttatus
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 (Cucujid series)
Family Laemophloeidae (Lined Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Laemophloeus
Explanation of Names
Laemophloeus Dejean 1836
Greek laemo 'throat, gullet' + phloe 'tree bark'(1)
9 spp. in our area, 22 in the New World, 28 total(2)
holarctic & neotropical, incl. most of NA(3)(2)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.A review of New World Laemophloeus Dejean (Col.: Laemophloeidae): 1. Species with antennal club of more than three antennomeres
Thomas M.C. 2013. Insecta Mundi 0294: 1-23.
3.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.