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Species Strigocis opacicollis

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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 Ciidae (Minute Tree-fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Ciinae
Tribe Ciini
Genus Strigocis
Species opacicollis (Strigocis opacicollis)
Explanation of Names
Strigocis opacicollis Dury 1917
Range
e. US (NH-FL to KS) & Mexico(1)
Remarks
the most common & widespread member of the genus in NA(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American Ciidae (Coleoptera)
Lawrence J.F. 1971. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 142: 419-522.