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Species Macrosiagon pectinata

Wedge Shaped Beetle - Macrosiagon pectinata - male Ripiphorid - Macrosiagon pectinata - female Wedge-shaped beetle - Macrosiagon pectinata - male Rhipiphoridae - Macrosiagon pectinata Ripiphorid - Macrosiagon pectinata - female Ripiphoridae, dorsal - Macrosiagon pectinata - male Unknown Macrosiagon - Macrosiagon pectinata
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 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