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Species Glischrochilus sanguinolentus

Sap-feeding Beetle - Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Glischrochilus sanguinolentus? - Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Sap-feeding Beetle - Glischrochilus sanguinolentus Sap-feeding Beetle - Glischrochilus sanguinolentus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptarchinae
Genus Glischrochilus
No Taxon (subgenus Librodor)
Species sanguinolentus (Glischrochilus sanguinolentus)
Explanation of Names
Glischrochilus sanguinolentus (Olivier 1790)
Size
4.5-6.5 mm(1)
Identification
Elytra red with black submedian spot and black apical third, to almost all-black
Range
transcontinental (NS-FL to BC-TX)(2)(3)
Habitat
on sap flows of maple and other hardwoods and in association with fungi(3)
Season
spring through fall(3)
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of Wisconsin sap and short-winged flower beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae, Kateretidae)
Price M.B., Young D.K. 2006. Insecta Mundi 20: 69-84.
2.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.
3.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.