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undatus species-group

5014326 - Heterocerus H. collaris-like - Heterocerus collaris mudder - Heterocerus Heterocerus texanus (Pacheco) - Heterocerus texanus Heteroceridae - Variegated Mud-loving Beetles - Heterocerus texanus Heterocerus texanus (Pacheco) - Heterocerus texanus - female Heterocerus texanus Heterocerus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea
Family Heteroceridae (Variegated Mud-loving Beetles)
Genus Heterocerus
No Taxon undatus species-group
Explanation of Names
includes Pacheco's Dampfius
10 spp. in our area:
H. collaris Kiesenwetter 1851: 3.0-4.2 mm; e. US west to IA-TX
H. inciertus (Pacheco 1964): across Canada & n.-c. US
H. mexicanus Sharp 1882: w US, TX, LA, IL, QC
H. pallidus Say 1823: 4.5-6.9 mm; common from New England west to so. AB & e. AZ; except for several PA records, not known to occur southeast of the Ohio River
H. schwarzi Horn 1890: 3.0-3.7 mm; from ne US to n TX-MS; QC-ON(1)
H. selanderi Pacheco 1969: 2.6-2.8 mm; FL to extreme so.GA & so.MS
H. subtilis Miller 1988: 3.5-4 mm; e NA to MB-MO
H. tenuis Miller 1988: 3.0-3.5 mm; so.GA-FL; ON-MB(1)
H. texanus (Pacheco 1964): 2.9-3.5 mm; so.TX to IA and east to NC-FL
H. undatus Melsheimer 1844: 3.2-4.5 mm; NS-AB to VA-MS-KS
H. unicus Miller 1988: w NA to MB-TX
medium-sized, more or less reddish with highly variable elytra markings. (Miller 1988b)
Works Cited
1.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.