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Species Ammodonus fossor

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Tenebrioninae
Tribe Opatrini
Genus Ammodonus
Species fossor (Ammodonus fossor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ammodonus fossor LeConte 1847
Explanation of Names
Ammodonus fossor (LeConte)
fossor 'digger'
4.5-5 mm(1)
e NA (ON-NY-SC to MN-NE-TX) - Map (2)(3)
open sandy areas in disjunct populations separated by vast areas of forest; these micro-habitats are periodically lost due to plant succession and regained by natural fires or prescribed burns
Mar-Sept (3)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1847. Fragmenta entomologica. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (2)1: 71-93.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
2.Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America
Yves Bousquet, Donald B. Thomas, Patrice Bouchard, Aaron D. Smith, Rolf L. Aalbu, M. Andrew Johnston, Warren E. Steiner Jr. 2018. ZooKeys 728: 1-455.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)