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Species Epuraea rufa

Sap-feeding Beetle (Epuraea rufa)? - Epuraea rufa Looks like a match? #2 - Epuraea rufa Small brown beetle (4) - Epuraea rufa Nice flared pronotum - Epuraea rufa Epuraea - Epuraea rufa Beetle - Epuraea rufa Sap-feeding Beetle? - Epuraea rufa Dull sap feeder - Epuraea rufa
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 (Subgenus Epuraeanella)
Species rufa (Epuraea rufa)
Explanation of Names
Epuraea rufa (Say 1825)
rufa = 'brown-red'
2.9-3.5 mm(1)
ne. NA (NB-ON-MN to GA-KS)(2)(3)
beneath leaves, at sap, in fungi(3)
Mar-Oct, chiefly Jun(3)
common at lights
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of Wisconsin sap and short-winged flower beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae, Kateretidae)
Price M.B., Young D.K. 2006. Insecta Mundi 20: 69-84.
2.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.
3.A revision of Neartic Nitidulidae (Coleoptera)
Parsons C.T. 1943. Bull. comp. Zool. 92: 121-278.