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Species Neorthopleura thoracica

Neorthopleura thoracica Neorthopleura thoracica (Say) - Neorthopleura thoracica beetle061418d - Neorthopleura thoracica Cleridae, lateral - Neorthopleura thoracica - female Cleridae, frontal - Neorthopleura thoracica - female Checkered Beetle - Neorthopleura thoracica Pennsylvania Beetle  - Neorthopleura thoracica Pennsylvania Beetle  - Neorthopleura thoracica
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Orthopleurinae
Genus Neorthopleura
Species thoracica (Neorthopleura thoracica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neorthopleura thoracica (Say)
Syn: Orthopleura thoracica (Say 1823)
Size
2.7–11.0 mm(1)
Identification

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2016
Range
e NA (QC-FL to ON-IA-TX) - Map (2)(3)(4)
Habitat
dead, dying, or recently cut hardwoods (esp. oaks) infested with wood-boring beetles(2)
Remarks
comes to lights
See Also
Neorthopleura texana (Bland)
- Range: mostly: n. to s. TX
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2016
Works Cited
1.Revision of the New World genus Neorthopleura Barr (Coleoptera: Cleridae)
Opitz W. 2013. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.), 49: 1-35.
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.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.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)