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Species Priacma serrata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Archostemata (Reticulated and Telephone-pole Beetles)
Family Cupedidae (Reticulated Beetles)
Genus Priacma
Species serrata (Priacma serrata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Priacma serrata (LeConte)
Numbers
This is the only species in the genus Priacma.
Identification
It is larger and grayer than Prolixocupes lobiceps.

Prosternum lacks tarsal grooves and has short antennae. (1)
Range
Western United States (BC, WA, OR, ID, MT, CA) (1)
Remarks
It is found in the yellow-pine forest of the Sierra Nevadas. They're slow fliers, but usually hover just out of reach.
Known to be attracted to chlorine bleach!
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.