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Genus Oxylaemus

Oxylaemus californicus Oxylaemus californicus Bothrideridae - Oxylaemus californicus? - Oxylaemus californicus Bothrideridae - Oxylaemus californicus? - Oxylaemus californicus Unknown.... - Oxylaemus californicus Monotomidae of sorts? - Oxylaemus californicus Monotomidae of sorts? - Oxylaemus californicus Oxylaemus americanus LeConte...a rare gem - Oxylaemus americanus
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Teredidae
Genus Oxylaemus
Explanation of Names
Oxylaemus Erichson 1845
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), 4 total(2)
Range
holarctic; O. americanus e. US (NJ-FL-OK); O. californicus Pacific Northwest (BC-CA)(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.
2.BioLib.cz