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Species Caenocara bicolor

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Dorcatominae
Tribe Dorcatomini
Genus Caenocara (Puffball Beetles)
Species bicolor (Caenocara bicolor)
Explanation of Names
Caenocara bicolor (Germar 1824)
1.5-2 mm
Body black, except for head and pronotum brown; last antennal segment scimitar shaped in male (both diagnostic)

Det. M. DiGirolomo, 2022
e. NA (ON-NH-FL to SK-TX) - Map (1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Print References
Germar, E.F. 1824. null. Insectorum species novae aut minus cognitae, descriptionibus illustratae, vol. 1. 622.
Works Cited
1.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.
2.University of New Hampshire Insect and Arachnid Collections
3.Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin—Coleoptera: Ptinidae
Arango, R.A. and D.K. Young. 2012. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.
4.A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)