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Subfamily Pyrochroinae

Fire-colored Beetle - Neopyrochroa femoralis Fire-colored Beetle - Neopyrochroa flabellata - male Beetle - Dendroides concolor Unidentified grub - Neopyrochroa flabellata Beetle - Schizotus cervicalis - male larvae  - Dendroides canadensis Unknown Larva - Dendroides canadensis 9020456 Neopyrochroa - Neopyrochroa flabellata
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pyrochroinae
Numbers
12 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1)
Range
mostly northern temperate(1)
Habitat
forested areas; adults under bark and on vegetation, most come to lights; larvae in decaying wood and under logs(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.