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Genus Cybocephalus

Sap-feeding Beetle - Cybocephalus Tiny Beetle - Cybocephalus nigritulus Cybocephalus sp? - Cybocephalus Phalacridae? - Cybocephalus Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus Cybocephalidae - Cybocephalus - male Cybocephalus Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus
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 Cybocephalidae
Genus Cybocephalus
Explanation of Names
Cybocephalus Erichson 1844
Greek 'cube head'
5 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area(1) (all in the nominate subgenus), ~200 spp. in 2 subgenera total(2)
not yet in the guide: C. kathrynae Smith & Cave 2006 (so. FL)(1)
0.5-2.5 mm(1)
key to spp. in(1)
Works Cited
1.The Cybocephalidae (Coleoptera) of America north of Mexico
Smith T.R., Cave R.D. 2006. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 99: 776-792.