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Species Priognathus monilicornis

Beetle - Priognathus monilicornis Salpingidae or Tenebrionidae? - Priognathus monilicornis Ground Beetle? - Priognathus monilicornis Woodland Beetle - Priognathus monilicornis Mystery beetle - Priognathus monilicornis Mystery beetle - Priognathus monilicornis Mystery beetle - Priognathus monilicornis Mystery beetle - Priognathus monilicornis
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 Pythidae (Dead Log Beetles)
Genus Priognathus
Species monilicornis (Priognathus monilicornis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Priognathus monilicornis (Randall)
Orig. Comb: Dytilus monilicornis Randall 1838
Size
8-11 mm(1)
Range
coast to coast north to tree line, south to WV in the east, to CA-AZ in the west(1)(2)
Habitat
coniferous forests; sapwood of red-rotten conifer logs(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.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.