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Species Trachodes hispidus

Trachodes hispidus Trachodes hispidus
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 Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Molytinae
Genus Trachodes
Species hispidus (Trachodes hispidus)
Explanation of Names
Trachodes hispidus (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
2.8-3.6 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe(2), adventive in NA [NF](3)
Habitat
deciduous & mixed forests; larvae in damp logs/stumps of Fagus, Betula, Quercus, Sorbus, adults on rotten logs/stumps, in forest litter/debris and moss(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NF 19??[cite:]