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Genus Dendroides

Dendroides canadensis - female Fire-colored Beetle - Dendroides canadensis - female red beetle - Dendroides ephemeroides ?cucujid - Dendroides canadensis beetle larva - Dendroides canadensis Unknown beetle - Dendroides ephemeroides - male beetle - Dendroides canadensis - male Dendroides canadensis
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 Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pyrochroinae
Genus Dendroides
Explanation of Names
Dendroides Latreille 1810
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
Eyes very large in this genus, contiguous in male, almost joined in female(2):
Range
most of NA; 1 spp. boreal transcontinental, 2 spp. eastern and 3 spp. along the Pacific(1); all six occur in Canada(3); other spp. in Eurasia
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.