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Genus Polycaon

Dark elongated beetle - Polycaon Black beetle to sheet - Polycaon stoutii Which beetle is this? - Polycaon stoutii - - Polycaon stoutii Backyard - Polycaon stoutii Female, Polycaon stoutii? - Polycaon stoutii Beetle - Polycaon stoutii Polycaon stoutii? - Polycaon stoutii
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 Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Polycaoninae
Genus Polycaon
Explanation of Names
Polycaon Laporte 1836
Numbers
A single species in our area(1), 4 spp. total(2)
Range
in our area, so.BC-CA east to TX(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.World catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera)
Borowski J., Węgrzynowicz P. 2007. Mantis, Olsztyn, 247 pp.