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For the United States & Canada

Species Hypodacne punctata

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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 (Bothriderid group)
Family Euxestidae (Well Polished Beetles)
Genus Hypodacne
Species punctata (Hypodacne punctata)
Explanation of Names
Hypodacne punctata LeConte 1875
Range
e US to OK(1)(2)
Habitat
myrmecophile associated with Camponotus(3)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
3.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.