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Genus Codocera

Uncommon ochodaeid - Codocera gnatho - 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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Ochodaeidae (Sand-loving Scarab Beetles)
Genus Codocera
Pronunciation
co-DOSS-er-a
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Codocera Eschscholtz 1821
=Stomphax Fischer von Waldheim 1823
Explanation of Names
Etymology unknown
Numbers
A single species in our area, 3 spp. total(1)(2)
Size
ca. 6 mm
Range
holarctic (other 2 spp. in Eurasia)(2)