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Species Ahasverus rectus

Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - Ahasverus rectus Beetle - Ahasverus rectus Beetle - Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - Ahasverus rectus silvanid - Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus Sylvanid? - Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - Ahasverus rectus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Genus Ahasverus
Species rectus (Ahasverus rectus)
Explanation of Names
Ahasverus rectus (LeConte 1854)
rectus = 'straight'
Size
1.8-2.2 mm(1)
Range
e US to AZ-CO (PA-FL to CO-AZ) / W. Indies(1)(BG data)
Season
Mar-Nov in FL(2)
Remarks
among the most commonly coll'ed beetle sp. (via pitfall traps) at Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (3)
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Survey of insects of South Florida and the Florida Keys. Flat bark beetles (Coleoptera: Cucujidae (sens. lat.)...
Thomas M.C., Peck S.B. 1991. Florida Entomologist 74: 536-543.
3.Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the LRGV of southern Texas.
King, J.E. 2015. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp.