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Genus Dendrophilus

Hister Beetle - Dendrophilus Beetle - Dendrophilus unknown  small black beetle - Dendrophilus Histerid - Dendrophilus xavieri - male Dendrophilus (s.str.) opacus Ross 1940 - Dendrophilus opacus Dendrophilus (s.str) punctatus (Herbst 1792) - Dendrophilus punctatus  Dendrophilus kiteleyi Bousquet & Laplante - Dendrophilus kiteleyi Beetle - Dendrophilus xavieri - male
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Genus Dendrophilus
Explanation of Names
Dendrophilus Leach 1817
Numbers
2 subgenera, with 5 spp. in our area(1) (incl. at least 2 adventive(2)) and 10 spp. total
Range
most of the US and adjacent Canada(1)(2)
Habitat
debris in hollow trees, some in bird nests(1)