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Species Sculptotheca puberula

Anobiid - Sculptotheca puberula Anobiid - Sculptotheca puberula Anobiid - Sculptotheca puberula small beetle - Sculptotheca puberula small beetle - Sculptotheca puberula Beetle - Sculptotheca puberula Beetle - Sculptotheca puberula Beetle - Sculptotheca puberula
Classification
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Dorcatominae
Tribe Prothecini
Genus Sculptotheca
Species puberula (Sculptotheca puberula)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Protheca puberula
Explanation of Names
Sculptotheca puberula (LeConte 1865)
Size
1.5–2.2 mm(1)
Habitat
e. NA (NS-FL to ON-WI)(1)(2)
Season
mid-Jun to early Sep in WI(1)
Remarks
the most frequently collected ptinid by passive trapping in Wisconsin forests(1)
Works Cited
1.Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin—Coleoptera: Ptinidae
Arango, R.A. and D.K. Young. 2012. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.
2.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.