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Genus Heterobostrychus

Bostrichid - Heterobostrychus aequalis Heterobostrychus aequalis (Waterhouse) - Heterobostrychus aequalis - male Heterobostrychus hamatipennis Lesne - Heterobostrychus hamatipennis - male Small Beetle - Heterobostrychus aequalis Small Beetle - Heterobostrychus aequalis Small Beetle - Heterobostrychus aequalis Heterobostrychus brunneus - female Heterobostrychus brunneus - female
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 Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Bostrichinae
Tribe Bostrichini
Genus Heterobostrychus
Explanation of Names
Heterobostrychus Lesne 1899
Numbers
3 spp. (all adventive) in our area, 6 spp. total(1)
Size
10-15 mm(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
Range
native to the warmer areas of the Old World; 3 spp. established in the US (FL & CA)(1)
Works Cited
1.Heterobostrychus hamatipennis Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) new to Florida
R. Beiriger. 2010. Insecta Mundi 0138: 1-5.