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

subgenus Librodor

Sap beetle for ID - Glischrochilus obtusus Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Glischrochilus fasciatus Picnic Beetle - Glischrochilus fasciatus Glischrochilus fasciatus - male Glischrochilus quadrisignatus? - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Coleoptera  - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus Black and Cream Fungus Beetle? - Glischrochilus quadrisignatus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptarchinae
Genus Glischrochilus
No Taxon subgenus Librodor
Explanation of Names
Librodor Reitter 1884
at least 5 spp. in our area, many elsewhere (esp. in E Asia)
some spp. may be involved in the transmission of butternut canker fungus (Halik & Bergdahl 2002) and oak wilt(1)
Works Cited
1.How to identify common nitidulid beetles associated with oak wilt mats in Minnesota
Cervenka V.J., Skalbeck T.C., Kyhl J.F., Blackford D.C., Juzwik J.J., Seybold S.J. 2001. USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station, St. Paul, MN. HT-71: 1-16.