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Genus Glischrochilus

black & cream sap beetle - Glischrochilus vittatus small beetles under compost pail - Glischrochilus siepmanni Picnic Beetle - Glischrochilus fasciatus Four-spotted Sap Beetle larva - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Picnic Beetle - Glischrochilus fasciatus Glischrochilus quadrisignatus - Four-spotted Sap Beetle - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus - male - female Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Picnic Beetle - Glischrochilus fasciatus
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 2 subgenera in our area(2)(3)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in SE Asia; in NA, widespread (most spp. transcontinental)
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.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.