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Genus Glischrochilus

4-spotted Sap Beetle - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Picnic Beetle - Glischrochilus fasciatus Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Spotted Beetle - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Four-spotted Sap Beetles - Glischrochilus beetle feeding on pine sap - Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Spotted beetle - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Glischrochilus obtusus
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)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark, Fungus and Lady Beetles)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptarchinae
Genus Glischrochilus
Other Common Names
Red-spotted Sap Beetles
Explanation of Names
Glischrochilus Reitter 1873
Greek glischros 'sticky' + cheilos 'lip'(1)
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(2)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.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.