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Species Triplax flavicollis

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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 (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Erotylinae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Tribe Tritomini
Genus Triplax
Species flavicollis (Triplax flavicollis)
Explanation of Names
Triplax flavicollis Lacordaire 1842
Size
2.3-4.5 mm(1)
Range
e Canada (NS-MB) to FL-TX and Mesoamerica(1)
Works Cited
1.The Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Erotylidae) of Nebraska
Goodrich M.A., Springer C.A. 1999. Trans. Nebr. Acad. Sci. 25: 53-71.