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Species Macrosiagon pectinata

Wedge-Shaped Beetle - Macrosiagon pectinata Macrosiagon beetle red? - Macrosiagon pectinata - male Ripiphorid - Macrosiagon pectinata - female 'Buffalo beetle' - Macrosiagon pectinata - female Ripiphoridae, lateral - Macrosiagon pectinata - male Macrosiagon pectinata Macrosiagon pectinata Macrosiagon pectinata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Ripiphoridae (Wedge-shaped Beetles)
Subfamily Ripiphorinae
Genus Macrosiagon
Species pectinata (Macrosiagon pectinata)
Explanation of Names
Macrosiagon pectinata (Fabricius 1775)
pectinata = 'combed, comb-bearing'
3.5-7.5 mm(1)
e. US (MA-FL to KS-AZ)(1) to Guatemala(2)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida