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Species Aphorista vittata

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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 (Coccinellid group)
Family Endomychidae (Handsome Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Lycoperdininae
Genus Aphorista
Species vittata (Aphorista vittata)
Explanation of Names
Aphorista vittata (Fabricius 1787)
Size
4.9-6.5 mm(1)(2)
Range
NA east of the Rockies (QC-FL to MB-WY-TX)(3)(4)
Food
host: Coniophora arida(2)
Works Cited
1.Price M.B., Cira T. (2008) Endomychidae of Wisconsin
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)
Shockley et al. 2009. Zootaxa 1999: 1-113.
4.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.