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Genus Pacificanthia

Cantharid of some kind ? - Pacificanthia consors Brown Leatherwing Beetle - Pacificanthia consors Pacificanthia consors ? - Pacificanthia consors Soldier Beetle? - Pacificanthia consors soldier beetle - Pacificanthia rotundicollis Soldier Beetle ? Pacificanthia rotundicollis ? - Pacificanthia rotundicollis Soldier Beetle - Pacificanthia consors beetle - Pacificanthia rotundicollis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Cantharini
Genus Pacificanthia
Explanation of Names
Pacificanthia Kazantsev 2002
3 spp. in our area(1)(2)
nearctic genus, with one boreal transcontinental sp., one eastern and one western(1)(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
2.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
3.The Cantharidae of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States
Pelletier G., Hébert C. 2014. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 25.