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Species Silvanus bidentatus

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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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Genus Silvanus
Species bidentatus (Silvanus bidentatus)
Explanation of Names
Silvanus bidentatus (Fabricius 1792)
Size
2.54-3.49 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA and widespread in ne. US, adjacent Canada (NS-ON), in TX, and along the Pacific Coast(2)(3)(4)(5)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: 1910(2)
Internet References
Fact sheet (McCaffrey 2011)(1)