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Species Carpophilus brevipennis

Carpophilus brevipennis (Blanchard) - Carpophilus brevipennis
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 Carpophilinae
Genus Carpophilus
No Taxon (subgenus Megacarpolus)
Species brevipennis (Carpophilus brevipennis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carpophilus brevipennis (Blanchard)
Orig. Comb: Nitidula brevipennis Blanchard, 1842
Identification
pronotal disc with a very narrow, median, impunctate line on basal half. (1)
Range
AZ to TX / Mex. to Brazil (1)
Season
May-July in Arizona (1)
Life Cycle
found in Yucca "macrocarpa" and Agave palmeri (Agavaceae) (1)
See Also
perhaps most closely related to lugubris but is more depressed and parallel. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of Neartic Nitidulidae (Coleoptera)
Parsons C.T. 1943. Bull. comp. Zool. 92: 121-278.