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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

gnatho species-group

Heterocerus intermuralis (Pacheco) - Heterocerus intermuralis - male Heterocerus intermuralis Pacheco - Heterocerus intermuralis Heterocerus intermuralis Pacheco - Heterocerus intermuralis Mud lover - Heterocerus intermuralis mud beetle #6 - Heterocerus Heterocerid - Heterocerus intermuralis - male Heterocerus texanus? - Heterocerus Heterocerus? - Heterocerus
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Heteroceridae (Variegated Mud-loving Beetles)
Genus Heterocerus
No Taxon gnatho species-group
10 spp. in our area:
H. angustatus Chevrolat 1864 MA-OH to the Caribbean
H. aptus Miller 1994 TX
H. fatuus Kiesenwetter 1851
H. glicki (Pacheco 1963)
H. gnatho LeConte 1863
H. infrequens Miller 1994 - northcentral US and across Canada
H. intermuralis (Pacheco 1963)
H. longilobulus (Pacheco 1964)
H. mirus Miller 1994 - Ontario
H. sandersoni (Pacheco 1964)
post-meso and post-metacoxal lines absent