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Species Bacanius punctiformis

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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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Bacaniini
Genus Bacanius
No Taxon (subgenus Bacanius)
Species punctiformis (Bacanius punctiformis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bacanius punctiformis (J.L. LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Abraeus punctiformis J.L. LeConte, 1853
Size
.70-.80 mm (1)
Identification

Bacanius (s.str.) punctiformis (J.L. LeConte, 1853)
Det. Alexey K. Tishechkin/LSAM, 2012
Range
TX-FL-NH-WI / se. CAN (1),(2),(3),(BG data)
Habitat
Has been found on fungi and under bark. (1)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1853. Synopsis of the species of the histeroid genus Abraeus Leach, inhabiting the United States, with descriptions of two nearly allied genera. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 6: 287-292.
Works Cited
1.The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 24. Coleoptera Histeridae
Bousquet Y., Laplante S. 2006. NRC Research press, Ottawa. 485 pp.
2.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.