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Species Odontotaenius floridanus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Passalidae (Bess Beetles)
Genus Odontotaenius
Species floridanus (Odontotaenius floridanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Odontotaenius floridanus Schuster 1994
Identification
Distinguished from O. disjunctus (which also occurs in FL) by the horn shape and wider foretibia
Range
endemic to Highlands and Volusia Cos. of c. Florida - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
Breeds in dead wood in open Florida scrub habitat.
Remarks
Type Locality: Archbold Biological Station near Lake Placid, Highlands Co., Florida
See Also
Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger)
Print References
Deyrup, M., & Carrel, J.E. (2012). Conservation Status and Management of Lake Wales Ridge Arthropods Restricted to Scrub Habitat. 10.13140/RG.2.1.2126.0321.
Schuster, J.C. (1994). Odontotaenius floridanus new species (Coleoptera: Passalidae): A second US passalid beetle. Florida Entomologist, 77(4): 474-479. (Full Text)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)