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Species Laemophloeus biguttatus

Coleoptera - Laemophloeus biguttatus Laemophloeus biguttatus (Say) - Laemophloeus biguttatus - male laembi - Laemophloeus biguttatus - female Beetle - Laemophloeus biguttatus biguttatus? - Laemophloeus biguttatus  Lined Flat Bark Beetle - Laemophloeus biguttatus Laemophloeus biguttatus   - Laemophloeus biguttatus Laemophloeus biguttatus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Laemophloeidae (Lined Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Laemophloeus
Species biguttatus (Laemophloeus biguttatus)
Explanation of Names
Laemophloeus biguttatus (Say 1825)
Size
1.9-3.3 mm(1)
Identification
From L. fasciatus, L. biguttatus can be distinguished by being entirely piceous dorsally, (except for the elytral maculae), more heavily punctuate, less shiny, and with dorsal pubescence. (M.C. Thomas, pers. comm.)
Range
transcontinental (NF-BC to FL-AZ)(3)(4)
Habitat
Under bark(1)
Food
Adults and larvae feed on ascomycete fungal tissues and spores(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Thomas M.C. (2003) Laemophloeidae of Florida
3.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.
4.A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida