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Species Epuraea corticina

sap beetle - Epuraea corticina - female Epuraea sp.? - Epuraea corticina - male fungus infected beetle - Epuraea corticina Sap-feeding Beetle - Epuraea corticina Epuraea corticina nitidulid - Epuraea corticina Nitidulidae, dorsal, under bark - Epuraea corticina Nitidulidae, ventral, under bark - Epuraea corticina
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 (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Epuraeinae
Genus Epuraea
No Taxon (incertae sedis)
Species corticina (Epuraea corticina)
Explanation of Names
Epuraea corticina Erichson 1843
3.0-3.9 mm(1)
e. NA (QC-ON to FL-LA-KS)(1)
on sap, fungi, and blossoms of Crataegus(1)
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.