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Species Anaspis flavipennis

Small beetle on andromeda flowers - Anaspis flavipennis False Flower Beetle - Anaspis flavipennis False Flower Beetle - Anaspis flavipennis False Flower Beetle - Anaspis flavipennis False Flower Beetle? - Anaspis flavipennis Scraptiidae, dorsal - Anaspis flavipennis - male Scraptiidae, lateral - Anaspis flavipennis - male Scraptiidae, ventralX - Anaspis flavipennis - male
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Scraptiidae (False Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anaspidinae
Tribe Anaspidini
Genus Anaspis
Species flavipennis (Anaspis flavipennis)
Explanation of Names
Anaspis flavipennis Haldeman 1848
Size
2.5-3.0 mm(1)
Range
NS-BC to VA-IL(2)(1)
Habitat
Common in wooded areas on flowers; comes to light(1)
Season
late spring and summer(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.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.