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Genus Xylopsocus

Xylopsocus capucinus (Fabricius) - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus Bostrich - Xylopsocus capucinus
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 Xyloperthini
Genus Xylopsocus
Explanation of Names
Xylopsocus Lesne 1901
Numbers
2 adventive spp. in our area, 17 described spp. worldwide(1)
Range
native to Asia and the Indian Ocean region, adventive in our area: X. capucinus established in FL, X. castanoptera intercepted at various ports(1)
Works Cited
1.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.