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Genus Lasconotus

Lasconotus laqueatus Lasconotus tuberculatus Lasconotus referendarius Zimmermann - Lasconotus referendarius Lasconotus Lasconotus - Lasconotus referendarius Lasconotus fitzgibbonae Lasconotus fitzgibbonae Zopheridae - Lasconotus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Colydiinae (Cylindrical Bark Beetles)
Tribe Synchitini
Genus Lasconotus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anisopaulax Reitter 1877(1)
Explanation of Names
Lasconotus Erichson 1845
Numbers
22 spp. in our area(2), 37 in the New World(1); one of the largest genera in the family(3)
Range
virtually worldwide(3); in our area, mostly western (7 spp. reach BC), except L. borealis (boreal transcontinental), L. pusillus & L. referendarius (both e. US)(2)
Habitat
mostly under the bark of dead pines(2)
Food
some prey on bark beetles(2)
Remarks
very difficult genus(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Colydiine genera (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae) of the New World: A key and nomenclatural acts 30 Years in the making.
Ivie, M.A., N.P. Lord, I.A. Foley and S.A. Ślipiński. 2016. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(4): 755–788.
2.Lord N.P., Nearns E.H., Miller K.B. (2011-2013) Ironclad ID
3.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.