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Species Ozognathus cornutus

beetle from raspberry with two apical antennomeres missing from both antennae - Ozognathus cornutus - female beetle from raspberry - Ozognathus cornutus beetle from raspberry - Ozognathus cornutus beetle from raspberry - Ozognathus cornutus beetle from raspberry - Ozognathus cornutus Tiny beetle on oak - Ozognathus cornutus Ptinidae? - Ozognathus cornutus Ptinidae - Ozognathus cornutus
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Ernobiinae
Tribe Ozognathini
Genus Ozognathus
Species cornutus (Ozognathus cornutus)
Explanation of Names
Ozognathus cornutus (LeConte 1859)
Size
1.5-2.5 mm
Identification
Males with a pair of horns arising from the base of mandibles
Range
CA & Mexico; recently introduced and quickly naturalized in so. Europe and New Zealand
Food
Rather polyphagous in dry plant matter (fruits, stems, galls)