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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Bothrideres

Bothriderid - Bothrideres geminatus Bothrideres sp. 1 - Bothrideres Dry bark beetle - Bothrideres cryptus Bothrideres cryptus Stephan - Bothrideres cryptus Bothrideres sp. 1 - Bothrideres beetle - Bothrideres montanus Bothrides found under sycamore bark - Bothrideres Bothrideres
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Bothrideridae (Dry Bark Beetles)
Tribe Bothriderini
Genus Bothrideres
Explanation of Names
Bothrideres Dejean 1835
8 spp. in our area (the largest genus of this family in NA)(1), >50 total(2)
much of the world; in our area, e. US (west to CO-AZ)(1)
Works Cited
1.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.