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Genus Pediacus

Cucujid - Pediacus depressus Found in a Hotel - Pediacus fuscus Cucujidae - Flat Bark Beetles ? - Pediacus andrewsi beetle - Pediacus stephani Beetle - Pediacus stephani Pediacus Another Pediacus andrewsi... - Pediacus andrewsi Another Pediacus andrewsi... - Pediacus andrewsi
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 Cucujidae (Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Pediacus
Explanation of Names
Pediacus Shuckard 1839
Numbers
the largest genus of the family, with 6 spp. in our area and 22 spp. total(1)(2)
Range
Holarctic, reaching Central America at high altitudes(1)