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Genus Pycnomerus

Cylindrical bark beetle - Pycnomerus reflexus Pycnomerus haematodes Cylindrical Bark Beetle - Pycnomerus sulcicollis Pycnomerus haematodes Cylindrical bark beetle - Pycnomerus haematodes A very small beetle. - Pycnomerus sulcicollis Unknown Beetle - Pycnomerus thrinax Dry bark beetle - Pycnomerus
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 Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Zopherinae (Ironclad Beetles)
Tribe Pycnomerini
Genus Pycnomerus
Explanation of Names
Pycnomerus Erichson 1842
6 spp. in our area(1), >70 spp. worldwide (many undescribed)(2)
almost cosmopolitan(2); in our area, most of the US + ON (3 spp. eastern, 2 spp. in AZ only, 1 sp. in Florida Keys)(1)
under bark of dead, rotting wood (hardwoods & pines), on rotting palm fronds; come to lights(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Lord N.P., Nearns E.H., Miller K.B. (2011-2013) Ironclad ID
2.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.