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Species Lichenophanes bicornis

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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 Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Bostrichinae
Tribe Bostrichini
Genus Lichenophanes
Species bicornis (Lichenophanes bicornis)
Explanation of Names
Lichenophanes bicornis (Weber 1801)
bicornis = 'two-horned', a male feature
7-12 mm(1)
e. US, Ont. - Map (NS-ON-MN to FL-TX)(2)(3)(4)
Larvae develop in dead twigs and branches of various hardwoods. (1)
Adults attracted to lights in summer. (1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
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.
3.Checklist of the beetles of Maine, USA
Majka C.G., Chandler D.S., Donahue C.P. 2011. Empty Mirrors Press, Halifax. 328 pp.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)