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Genus Trixagus

False Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Trixagus chevrolati Trixagus False Metallic Wood-boring Beetle - Trixagus carinicollis throscid - Trixagus Trixagus sericeus  - Trixagus Beetle - Trixagus chevrolati - male Beetle - Trixagus Beetle - Trixagus
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Throscidae (Small False Click Beetles)
Genus Trixagus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Trixagus Kugelann 1794
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(2) [4 range into Canada(3)], >50 worldwide(4)
Identification
Key to spp: Yensen (1980)
Range
much of the world and NA(2)(4)
Print References
Yensen E. 1980. A new species of Trixagus from Panama and a key to New World Trixagus (Coleoptera: Throscidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 34: 257-261.
Works Cited
1.A revision of the North American species of Trixagus Kugelann (Coleoptera: Throscidae)
E. Yensen. 1975. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 101: 125-166.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
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.BioLib.cz