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Species Omoglymmius americanus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Rhysodidae (Wrinkled Bark Beetles)
Genus Omoglymmius
Species americanus (Omoglymmius americanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Omoglymmius americanus (Laporte, 1836)
Synonyms:
Rhysodes exaratus Lepeletier & Audinet-Serville (in Latreille et al. 1825:308) [primary homonym of Rhysodes exaratus Dalman, 1823]
Rhysodes americanus Laporte, 1836 [replacement name for Rhysodes exaratus Lepeletier & Audinet-Serville, 1825]
Rhysodes aratus Newman, 1838
Size
6 to 8 mm
Range
e. US (TX-FL-ON-IA) (1)
Habitat
Rotting wood
Remarks
"These insects are hard to find, and many logs may be searched before specimens are found. The logs that I have found holding these insects here have been fairly firm, oak logs, located in moist habitats." - P. M. Choate, 2004
Internet References
Florida Wrinkled Bark Beetles - P. M. Choate, 2004
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America north of Mexico
Y. Bousquet and A. Larochelle. 1993. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 125: 1-397.