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Species Anorus piceus

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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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Dascilloidea (Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles)
Family Dascillidae (Soft-bodied Plant Beetles)
Genus Anorus
Species piceus (Anorus piceus)
Explanation of Names
Anorus piceus LeConte 1859
Size
7-10 mm(1)
Range
so. CA(1)
Habitat
deserts & adjacent foothills)(1)
Remarks
flies at dusk, common at lights(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.